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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Volunteering with BEDS is a true passion for Adam Higgins

Our work isn’t possible without volunteers like Adam Higgins and his family, who work the first shift at the St. Hugh’s emergency overnight shelter on the third and fifth Wednesdays of the month. Adam talks about why volunteering with BEDS is a true passion for him. Everyone deserves a home.

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Tyson Foods Intern Max Eckardt discusses his BEDS experience

BEDS would like to thank Tyson Foods Intern Max Eckardt for a job well done this summer! Max focused on food and serious need for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. He collected food from area donors for our BEDS locations. Watch the video to hear Max talk […]

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Ace Hardware volunteers get to work at BEDS

Ace Hardware really is the helpful place – a group of volunteers recently spent three days on site at BEDS locations helping with a shelter move, cleaning and stocking a shelter and sprucing up the Ogden Avenue Supportive Housing facility. BEDS would like to thank the Ace Hardware Foundation for […]

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Thank you, Ogden Avenue School!

Thank you, Ogden Avenue School!

We are so proud of the sixth-grade students at Ogden Avenue School for organizing a donation drive for BEDS for their service project! Students at the school collected gift cards, paper towels, toilet paper and so many other items for our clients. The sixth-grade students also wrote letters of

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