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The Lincoln Park Community Shelter (LPCS) is comprehensive social service agency serving adult men and women who are experiencing homelessness. Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, the LPCS has been providing shelter and other basic needs to our homeless neighbors for 25 years. Today, the LPCS provides interim housing, meals, and a targeted array of social services to over 300 people each year.

Contact

600 W. Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: (773) 549-6111
Fax: (773) 549-1767

General E-mail: lpcsinfo@lpcsonline.org

Welcome

What’s New at LPCS

A Message from our Board President, Brent Carstensen:

Dear Friend of LPCS,

I am pleased to announce that the search for the next Executive Director for Lincoln Park Community Shelter has launched!  In partnership with search firm Careers In Nonprofits, we are now seeking applications from qualified candidates.  Click on the link below for a detailed position description and application instructions.  Those interested in pursuing this opportunity should submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to Shannon Deamer at sdeamer@cnpstaffing.com with “LPCS Executive Director” in the subject ...

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Upcoming Events

Taste of Fall

Nov. 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AT www.events.org/TasteofFall2014! Join us for the 7th annual Taste of Fall event Friday, November 14th at Gallery 1028. Enjoy entertainment from the awesome grassroots band, The Tony Bondi Project, a Wine Raffle, and the Ultimate Tasting Raffle. All of the proceeds will go the Lincoln Park Community Shelter. Regular Event tickets are $75. VIP event tickets are $100. This event will sell out (attendance is limited to 225), so get your tickets right away! Questions? Contact Lashawnda M. Carter at lcarter@lpcsonline.org or 773.549.6111.

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Guest Spotlight: Ray

Ray moved to LPCS around Thanksgiving in 2012. This was his 5th stay here, and from the beginning he was focused on his goals and determined to move out successfully, into safe, affordable housing that he could maintain. When faced with adversity, including the death of a close family member, Ray turned to his support network rather than using drugs or alcohol.

 
Ray moved to LPCS around Thanksgiving in 2012.  This was his 5th stay here, and from the beginning he was focused on his goals and determined to move out successfully, into safe, affordable housing that he could maintain.

During his stay at the LPCS, Ray focused on his sobriety and health by attending peer support meetings.  He worked with his case manager to develop a manageable schedule, including what Ray calls his “me time,” in which he took walks, meditated, and budgeted his income to go to movies at the theater.  When faced with adversity, including the death of ...
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Homelessness is...

Stories from guests and graduates of the LPCS. View the inspirational Shelter video on YouTube. And share with a friend!

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