BREAKING THE CYCLE OF HOMELESSNESS
WITH HOUSING AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES
People experiencing chronic homelessness have been homeless for a year or more with a disability. They can be difficult to reach and have complex needs.
Permanent supportive housing (PSH) connects them to long-term housing, case management, and supportive services.
In 2017, BEDS opened its flagship Ogden Avenue Supportive Housing facility, which brought 20 PSH units to La Grange. A year later, it acquired the nearby, 13-unit Dover Place. BEDS also leases 100 apartments scattered throughout Southwest Suburban Cook County. These programs include:
Customized Case Management & Services
All PSH clients partner with case managers to set individual goals and regain stability and independence. Clients meet with case managers at least 16 times each month and gain access to services including:
After experiencing homelessness for four years, Jonah now has a place to call home.
Supportive Housing services are based out of the Ogden Avenue Facility/Office, 9601 Ogden Avenue, LaGrange.
on average BEDS assists 100+ households in PSH each year and the program number is growing.
of clients meet with their case managers regularly.
of PSH clients are connected with a primary doctor and attend regular doctor visits.
Do You Need Help?
Are you homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Suburban Cook County?
Call the Entry Point phone number:
If you are currently unsheltered and have a connection to Southwest Suburban Cook County
please call 708-354-0858
walk-in to the BEDS Plus Linda Sokol Francis Summit Service Center,
7666 W. 63rd St., Summit, 12 pm-4 pm Monday through Friday.