Tag: Housing Forward

Housing Forward Opens Shelter Sites During Deep Freeze, Fears Another Federal Shutdown

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

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.

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Maywood Nonprofit Seeking Churches To Serve As Shelter Sites

Monday, October 29, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review|| @maywoodnews 

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.

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Housing Forward Moves Back Home

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.

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