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Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW)

Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) empowers individuals and families in the Chicagoland area to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. HOW aims to provide individuals experiencing homelessness with housing as quickly as possible along with individualized support services to help them build success and self-sufficiency. Its services and programs include:

  • Permanent supportive housing for people with disabilities
  • Employment and life skills
  • Children and youth after-school enrichment activities and Saturday teen programs
  • Advocacy for individuals/families involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)
  • Housing and support for Families in Transition (FIT)