JOURNEYS | The Road Home
JOURNEYS | The Road Home is a non-profit agency that provides both shelter and social services to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in 37 towns in north/northwest suburban Cook County. The mission of JOURNEYS is to individually assess and serve its clients, while broadening community awareness and involvement. The agency consists of the PADS Shelter Program, the HOPE Center Supportive Services Program, and the Pathways Housing Readiness Program focusing on intervention and assistance for those in need. In partnership with 18 faith-based emergency shelter sites JOURNEYS provides dinner and a safe, warm place to sleep from October 1st through April 30th. Year round, the clinical staff at the HOPE Center provide a wide array of services all geared to helping our clients achieve independence.
The face of homelessness has changed. Financial instability now affects a wider segment of our population, extending into the middle class and even beyond. Our goal is to not only serve the needs of these people, but the community as a whole as our efforts provide services for free, and in turn, offset costs typically absorbed by hospitals, municipalities, and legal systems.
Young Professionals Board (Volunteer Opportunity)
Kitchen Assistant (Volunteer Opportunity)
Front Desk Assistant (Volunteer Opportunity)
Overnight Shelter Volunteer - PADS Program (Volunteer Opportunity)
Clothing Closet Coordinator (Volunteer Opportunity)
Food Pantry Coordinator (Volunteer Opportunity)
Grant Associate (Job)