One of the primary challenges homeless people face is navigating the housing market. Housing search and placement services can address many of the barriers faced by those experiencing homelessness, such as low incomes and unstable housing histories among other things. Every Tuesday, our housing case managers help clients find affordable […]
BEDS Plus Executive Director Tina Rounds in a video blog talks about the partners we are working with for the Summit Service Center. “Part of developing a safety net in the community is viable, vibrant, well-run organizations that are constantly examining what the needs are in the community and working […]
During National Superheroes Month, we celebrate our volunteers! Our work isn’t possible without the help of volunteers, who assist with meal deliveries, shelter, support center tasks and more. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our volunteers helped to donate and deliver more than 40,000 individual meals. We are incredibly grateful for our […]
BEDS Emergency Services Coordinator Sue Dever talks about a day in the life of our Food Rescue program. It takes a dedicated team of donors, staff and volunteers to prepare meals for delivery to our clients. Our Food Rescue program saves more than 1,400 pounds of food per month that […]
Manager of Stabilization Services Joann Boblick recently sat down to discuss our prevention program with Presbyterian Church of Western Springs during the church’s Lenten Challenge 2021.
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 […]
BEDS Plus Director of Supportive Housing Javon Harris discusses how BEDS and its staff are committed to changing the lives of clients like Phyllis and Richard.
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 […]
“At my lowest moment, I got help from an organization and people that didn’t even know me.” – Ken Please watch Ken tell the story of how he became homeless and found help from BEDS Plus.
Linda Sokol Francis is known for her philanthropy in Chicago’s western suburbs. She has been a loyal friend of BEDS Plus Care for many years, and her personal story provides inspiration and insight into why she has been so generous to BEDS.