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
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
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
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,
How a homeless, jobless young woman found stable housing, employment, and support through Outreach's transitional housing program and Employment Opportunity Center.
Born and raised in Albania, Kristi longed for a better life. Despite numerous setbacks, she's thriving in the States thanks to Outreach's transitional housing program and Employment Opportunity Center.