Services

At JOURNEYS | The Road Home, we serve people from all walks of life.  Homelessness does not discriminate and can be chronic or situational. It affects a variety of people including families with children, young adults, and senior citizens. The causes for homelessness can range from a lack of affordable housing to mental illness or chemical dependency. Family problems, domestic violence and abuse, disability, poverty and even a series of insurmountable bad luck can lead to homelessness. At Journeys, we work to provide intervention and support to address the root cause of homelessness, and lead people back to a stable environment.

HOPE Center
The HOPE Center is a day resource center that provides free services to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
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PADS Emergency Shelter Program
The goal of the PADS Emergency Shelter Program is to provide hospitality, food, and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless between October 1 and April 30, seven days a week (including holidays). PADS Emergency Shelter sites are open from 7:00 pm until 7:00 am. Guests may not arrive prior to 6:45 pm or later than 9:00 pm, and must depart prior to 7:00 am.
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Pathway Housing Readiness Program
The shortage of affordable housing in northwest suburban Cook County was the driving force behind the creation of JOURNEYS’ Pathway Housing Readiness Program.
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