Statistics about the 2022-2023 BEDS Plus Rotational Shelter Season, Wrapping Up Today

BEDS Plus is wrapping up rotational shelter season today. Thank you to all volunteers, meal providers, and church partners who were involved.

Stats about the 2022-2023 BEDS Plus Rotational Shelter Season:

  • 7 faith communities retuned to host emergency overnight shelter.
  • 14 weeks of shelter, 98 nights of shelter were offered.
  • Average number of clients per night - 20.
  • 114 unique clients participated.
  • Number of volunteers: 243 volunteers working an average of 4 hours per month.
  • 154 meal teams donated food.
  • 3,240 nights of shelter were provided to guests.

Church partners were the following:

  • St. Louise de Marillac of La Grange Park
  • Trinity Lutheran of Oak Lawn
  • Redeemer Lutheran of Oak Forest
  • Salem UCC of Oak Lawn
  • First United Methodist of La Grange
  • Holy Guardian Angels of Brookfield
  • First United Methodist of Western Springs

BEDS Plus case managers have worked over the duration of the shelter season to engage with each individual who came through the emergency shelter program. Motel rooms will be used to shelter those who have agreed to take part in the next steps of the housing connection process.