As temperatures dip to what could be record-breaking lows, Maywood-based Housing Forward, which serves people experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, has opened shelter sites to serve as warming centers for those in need, while also facing uncertainty over what federal funding will look like in the coming months.Continue reading “Housing Forward Opens Shelter Sites During Deep Freeze, Fears Another Federal Shutdown”
Featured image: As temperatures drop, Housing Forward’s needs grow. | File photo
Lynda Schueler, executive director of the Maywood-based nonprofit Housing Forward, said that by mid-November her staff will be turning some homeless people away from their shelters. There is a seasonal dynamic.
Friday, June 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Jackie Powell, a supportive services case manager for Housing Forward, inside of the nonprofit’s newly reopened Maywood headquarters on June 21. | VFP
The nonprofit Housing Forward, which provides assistance to individuals experiencing homelessness across the western suburbs, recently reopened its headquarters, located at 1851 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, roughly a year after a fire and flooding forced the organization to temporarily close the facility.