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3533 West North Ave
Chicago
Illinois 60647
USA
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Administrative assistance
Annual gala
Clothing closet organizers
Computer lab
Front desk greeter
Garden club
Home cooking night-make/serve dinner with our youth
Holiday wrapping party
Holiday party for youth & families
Hunger Walk
Mentors
Painting & Spring cleaning
Professional services: accounting, fundraising, graphic design, legal, marketing
Tutoring

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Programs: We provide housing and support services for at-risk and homeless youth and families.

We provide scattered site permanent supportive housing for homeless youth and families. Clients live in private apartments located throughout the city. We offer many support services to accompany their needs. This includes life skills training, therapy, community building and the basic needs of food, clothing, and transportation. We also provide temporary housing for up to 16 homeless male youth at Solid Ground, Chicago’s first bilingual, male-intentional supportive housing program for homeless youth, ages 16-21. These youth have their own private room with shared common space, including a kitchen, dining room, community and workout room and computer lab. Solid Ground provides support services for life skill training, education, mentoring, employment services and therapy.

Many of our youth and families need resources to accompany their transition from homelessness into housing with the goal of creating long-term stability. In addition to our services of life skills training, case management and therapy, we also provide the basic needs of food, clothing and transportation.

We have an extensive network of collaborative human service organizations throughout the city, that we refer our clients to for services such as mental health, substance use treatment, medical healthcare, day care, legal and employment training.

We offer homeless youth and families free bilingual and culturally sensitive case management, housing advocacy, and homeless prevention services. In addition, we provide community access to a computer lab, a clothing closet, food donations, phone and fax along with counseling and life-goal planning.

Through the generosity of individual donors, La Casa Norte makes available gently used clothing for men, women and children of all ages.

Casa Corazon is a homeless youth engagement program that works with youth who are experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability in Chicago. Casa Corazon offers outreach services coupled with a drop-in center and case management resources, to help move youth from the streets and into stable housing, employment and educational achievement.

Mission:
The mission of La Casa Norte is to serve youth and families confronting homelessness. We provide access to stable housing and deliver comprehensive services that act as a catalyst to transform lives and communities.
Results:
In our first 10 years, we have helped more than 20,000 homeless and at-risk individuals in more than 43 neighborhoods around Chicago.

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10/28/13
I am impressed with their youth work and organizational leadership. Their cause is important and worthy of ongoing support... more »
10/09/13
As someone who experienced homeless as a youth, I truly understand that importance of La Casa Norte work with Latino youth in Chicago in helping them to find and secure a permanent home. But more importantly, is that they teach and give the youth the skills and resources they need so that they won'... more »
11/15/12
The hallmarks of a truly successful nonprofit organization are a committed, talented and thoughtful staff and board of directors. La Casa Norte is led by professionals who have both incredible passion AND expertise, most of which is grounded in the concerns and needs of the communities the agency ... more »
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Administrative assistance
Annual gala
Clothing closet organizers
Computer lab
Front desk greeter
Garden club
Home cooking night-make/serve dinner with our youth
Holiday wrapping party
Holiday party for youth & families
Hunger Walk
Mentors
Painting & Spring cleaning
Professional services: accounting, fundraising, graphic design, legal, marketing
Tutoring

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