Hous­ing, Food, Trans­porta­tion and More

Hous­ing

Shel­ter Direc­to­ry (Find Loca­tions Near You)

Browse the list­ings of orga­ni­za­tions that pro­vide hous­ing. Please call in advance to find sup­port on find­ing emer­gency hous­ing, overnight beds, and oth­er resources for shelter.

Food

Greater Chica­go Food Depos­i­to­ry (Find Loca­tions Near You)

Find food pantries, soup kitchens, mobile food dis­tri­b­u­tions near you in Cook Coun­ty. Please call in advance to con­fir­ma­tion your eli­gi­bil­i­ty and any paper­work needed.

Trans­porta­tion

Pub­lic Trans­porta­tion (Pace Bus Ser­vices) (Metra Rail) (Chica­go Tran­sit Author­i­ty — CTA)

Com­mute with­in the north­west sub­urbs or with­in the city of Chica­go using the Pace bus sys­tem, Metra Rail, or CTA bus­es and trains. Learn how to plan trips between loca­tions, pur­chase tick­ets, and more.

RTA Reduced Fair Per­mits (Apply for Per­mits)

RTA issued Reduced Fare Per­mits allow seniors (ages 65 and old­er) and per­sons with qual­i­fy­ing dis­abil­i­ties to ride at a reduced rate on CTA, Metra and Pace bus­es and trains. Qual­i­fy­ing dis­abil­i­ties need to be demon­strat­ed through print­outs from Social Secu­ri­ty or a proof of dis­abil­i­ty forms from a doc­tor. All inter­est­ed appli­cants must apply for this program.

Sex­u­al Health

Rapid HIV, Gon­or­rhea, and Chlamy­dia Test­ing (Sched­ule an Appoint­ment) (Direc­tions to Test­ing Site)

Ken­neth Young Cen­ter at the Algo­nquin Road Office pro­vides cost-free rapid HIV, gon­or­rhea, and chlamy­dia test­ing by appoint­ment. Open to all ages. No ID required. 

Con­tact a KYC Tester at [email protected]​kennethyoung.​org for any ques­tions or scheduling. 

Our address is 650 E. Algo­nquin Rd. Suite 104 Schaum­burg, IL 60173

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