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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 Interim Executive Director, George Kuhlman:

Dear Friend of LPCS,

I have just concluded my first full calendar month of serving as the Lincoln Park Community Shelter’s Interim Executive Director.

I’ve been discovering the day-to-day details of how our Guests work with our skilled LPCS staff members to accomplish their goals.  Many of these are details that I hadn’t learned in my nineteen years of service on the LPCS Board of Directors; details that I hadn’t learned serving as a meal and overnight volunteer; and details that I hadn’t even had at ...

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Upcoming Events

Taste of Fall

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

Save the date! Taste of Fall 2014 will be Friday, November 14th at Gallery 1028; featuring live music from the Tony Bondi Project. For information on how you can get involved as a sponsor contact Community Relations & Development Manager, Lashawnda M. Carter at lcarter@lpcsonline.org.

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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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