Stories of Hope

Outreach Launches Host Family Program

2020-06-02T18:38:54+00:00June 2, 2020|News, Stories of Hope, Faith in Action|

 DuPage County continues to have a significant number of youths facing homelessness – with expectations of a startling increase over the coming months as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. From day one, Outreach has been committed to a wholistic approach supporting our most vulnerable youth. Our Transitional Housing ministry has helped young women

Outreach In The Midst Of COVID – We’re In This Together

2020-06-08T18:58:40+00:00June 2, 2020|News, Stories of Hope|

Our entire organization has re-engineered its operations in the midst of this crisis - superbly! We are serving in new ways wherever we can, within safety protocols.  We continue to have "essential service" staff on the front lines serving client’s needs at each of our five sites; Wheaton, Warrenville, Carol Stream, West Chicago and

Overcoming The Unemployment Gap: Jubilee Village/Hawthorne House

2020-06-02T18:30:28+00:00June 2, 2020|News, Transitional Living, Stories of Hope, Transitional Housing|

Every headline reports the devastating impact on our economy as a result of the pandemic. As of mid-May, the unemployment rate in the U.S. increased to over 14% and forecasts warn that this trend will continue in the coming months. But, in many neighborhoods, even in DuPage County, we see just how disproportionately Covid

Our Families Are In Crisis

2020-06-10T20:56:14+00:00June 2, 2020|Uncategorized, York Community Resource Center, Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream, News, Outreach Community Counseling Center, Warrenville Youth & Family Services, Wheaton Youth Outreach, Stories of Hope|

During times of hardship, OCM Case Managers are on the front line advocating for children and families in need. They assist with resolving various crisis situations including financial issues, loss of employment, potential loss of housing, emergency food, legal matters and navigating public systems such unemployment insurance and disability. With the onset of COVID-19,