The Night Ministry Overview
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Target demographics: homeless, precariously housed and vulnerable youth and adults.
Direct beneficiaries per year: more than 5,000 unduplicated over the past year.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help out with basic office duties such as stamping envelopes, filing, or putting labels on mail pieces.
Geographic areas served: Chicago
Programs: Three housing programs in two youth shelters, where young people without a home can also bring their children. A specially outfitted Health Outreach Bus that makes scheduled stops to six Chicago neighborhoods, rain or shine. A Youth Outreach Team that visits two neighborhoods, providing food, hygiene kits, and referrals.
Through The Night Ministry's Health Outreach Bus, Youth Outreach Van and Youth Shelter Network, we work on the ground in Chicago neighborhoods to reach adults, teens, pregnant and new moms who have nowhere else to go.