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— Andriena, BEDS client

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BEDS Bulletin Blog Posts

Employment Program Success Story

Employment Program Success Story

Things are looking up for Tom, who recently secured employment thanks to support from the BEDS Plus Employment Program. Tom was out of the workforce for some time, taking care of his ailing father. When his father passed, Tom was not ready to re-engage in finding a new job. Having no job […]

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Employment Program Specialist Informative Q & A

Employment Program Specialist Informative Q & A

Question: What is the overall purpose of the BEDS Employment Program? The objective is to assist our clients in obtaining, and retaining, a job so they can become financially stable and independent. Secondly, studies show that having a job makes a person happier, healthier, and more satisfied. The road to […]

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Illinois’ Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness Summarized

Illinois’ Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness Summarized

Illinois recently released Home Illinois: Illinois’ Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, which outlines the state’s approach to homelessness for the next several years. The plan grew out of Illinois’ September 2021 Executive Order that recognized a “momentous opportunity…to execute a robust and sustainable solution to homelessness” and created an […]

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What Our Clients Say

Just having that key to the door gives me a sense of happiness. It's invigorating, it is a special feeling.
The LATH program has truly helped. It is an inspiration to gain independence as a woman, as a mom, and has helped me grow.
BEDS really helped me find the stability and structure that I needed.
The staff at BEDS is great. Great is an understatement. Awesome, especially Rapid Rehousing Case Manager Beth Kulpinski. She goes out of her way for people.
Bill and Yvette
Saving our lives and futures, providing food and shelter, helping us find a way back home, loving us when we feel no else does, not judging us instead accepting us as we are!
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