What is the Alliance?

The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook
County is a non-profit organization responsible for
planning and coordinating homeless services and
housing options for all of Cook County outside of

Cook County is an urban county that includes 956
square miles of the upper northeastern section of State
of Illinois. With a population of approximately 5.4 million
people, it is the second most populous county in the
nation. The County contains 133 municipalities within its
boundaries. The city of Chicago has its own Continuum
of Care. The Alliance service area includes the other 131
municipalities, which cover 573 square miles within 30
suburban Townships of Cook County.

The Alliance organizes its work for homeless assistance
at the local grassroots level. Three Community Based
Service Areas (CBSAs) serving the north, west, and
south areas of suburban Cook County—form a
collaborative system, sharing information, referral,
shelter, and service delivery within their local
communities. The key to the success of the Continuum
of Care process is the inclusion of all community

Membership of the Alliance to End Homelessness in
Suburban Cook County includes providers of homeless
services, county government and local towns and
villages, not-for-profit organizations, community groups,
faith communities, concerned residents, and private
businesses and foundations.
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contact the
emergency facility
nearest you—



West Suburbs:
708.338.1724 Oak Park
708.354.0858 LaGrange

Emergency Shelter
Locations 2013

The Alliance does not
provide shelter,
housing, or services.

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Introducing the Alliance to End
Homelessness in Suburban Cook County
If you are homeless or you need help with
your rent, gas, electric or security deposit,
please call toll-free: 1-877-426-6515 between
the hours of 10 and 2, Monday through