The Services Program helps individuals to create their own path to success and also provide some basic necessities of life.
We help individuals eliminate barriers and overcome obstacles to self-sufficiency, including homelessness or housing instability, gaps in employment, re-entry from incarceration or hospitalization, or newspaper vendors seeking empowerment through their stories.
Some of the resources that Chance For Success Street Newspaper offers our vedors:
Free grab and go meals provided daily at our location
Emergency and seasonal clothing
Toiletries and hygiene kits
Case management to connect participants with resources to meet basic needs
Assistance or referral to enroll in public benefits, including SNAP, medical insurance and care, reduced-fare CTA, etc.
Assistance getting Birth Certificate, State ID, and Social Security Cards
Mail distribution and use as a stable address, essential for engaging with potential employers and government agencies
Use of telephone and cell phone charging stations
Substance abuse and Mental Health referrals
Office hours: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Chance for Success Support Services staff work in collaboration with Master of Social Work Candidates and work as support services interns throughout the academic year and summer term.