A day in the community with our Street Outreach team

A day in the community with our Street Outreach team

Come along with our Street Outreach team during a cold winter afternoon. Regardless of the weather, our Street Outreach team heads out into our communities to make sure we can connect people experiencing homelessness with housing and other services. So far, our Street Outreach team has reached more than 90 […]

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Adopt A Family program brings holiday cheer to BEDS clients

Thanks to the kindness of strangers, the holidays are a little brighter for many BEDS clients. Children and adults alike were all smiles, some hardly able to contain their excitement when they received presents, food, necessities, holiday decorations and more as part of this year’s Adopt A Family program. Several […]

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Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service

Please join us for a virtual Homeless Persons’ Memorial service organized by Grace Lutheran Church of La Grange. Held on All Saints’ Day, the service features a short sermon and acknowledgement of those who died last year while homeless or in our program. This is the second annual memorial service […]

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2020 Rental Assistance Program

Learn more about our 2020 rental assistance program, including what information you need to apply for help. A special thank you to Bill Fogarty for producing this video gratis for BEDS.

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Marie Newman tours BEDS shelter site in Oak Lawn

Marie Newman, Illinois 3rd Congressional District candidate, recently stopped by our newly opened consolidated shelter in Oak Lawn to get an in-person look at our operations. The shelter models our consolidated shelter in Brookfield and is operated in partnership with Respond Now. About 15 clients are currently staying at the […]

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Thank you to Ogden Avenue School students!

A heartfelt thank you to the students at Ogden Avenue School! The sixth-grade class coordinated a donation drive to benefits BEDS as its service project. Fun facts – 96 sixth-grade students collected four carloads of necessary shelter supplies over the past month! More than $1,000 in gift cards were collected. […]

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