Mission: All chicago making homelessness history leads chicago's collaborative effort to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.
Programs: Emergency financial assistance - provides critical financial assistance to people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness or another serious emergency. All chicago quickly provides payments on a person's behalf for expenses like rent, utilities, and bus passes, so that a one-time emergency does not lead to homelessness or another crisis.
community partnership - serves as the backbone of chicago's city-wide response to homelessness. All chicago collaborates with over 40 agencies and leads them through a year-round research, valuation, strategic planning, and federal funding application process that brings millions of dollars into chicago's homeless services system. All chicago manages the homeless management information system (hmis) database, which contains data on chicagoans experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness and the services they receive. All chicago supports more than 1,100 individual hmis users at 100 partner agencies by providing training, reports, and helpdesk services. All chicago also analyzes and disseminates the data to inform decisions, set strategies, and drive funding and policy decisions on the local and federal levels. All chicago provides trainings, workshops, research, and analysis to help our partners apply proven strategies to prevent and end homelessness in chicago. The trainings and workshops aim to build the capacity of our partners and promote professional development. All chicago's research and analysis highlights needs in chicago's homeless services system and offers solutions.
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The Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness is a wonderful nonprofit that is an alliance of nonprofit organizations, local and state government agencies, the business community and most importantly, the homeless community themselves, coming together to say it's time to plan on how we will end homelessness in the city of Chicago. This organization both distributes federal funding and coordinates the planning process, measures results, and raises private funds to invest in the solutions.