What We Do

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.


600 W. Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614

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

General E-mail:


What’s New at LPCS

Lincoln Park Community Shelter Annual Appeal


2015 marked the 30th anniversary of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter. The shelter has changed from a place for people in need of a hot meal and a place to sleep to a comprehensive social service agency with programs that address the challenges of homelessness at every point in the housing continuum. Your ongoing support has made our 30 years successful in transitioning our Guests back into housing and is what will make LPCS's future even more effective and rewarding!  Consider making a contribution to the FY2016 Annual Appeal!  Click here to donate ...
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Upcoming Events

Metamorphosis Party 2016

April 29, 2016 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Save the Date! Metamorphosis 2016, Friday April 29, 2016 at Pazzo's the Atrium (311 S. Wacker). For more information about ticket registration and/or sponsorship please contact Dan Hula at

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Guest Spotlight: Graduate Mike

Mike has grown tremendously as a person over the past several years, and he credits the Lincoln Park Community Shelter as a positive influence in his life. The social support Mike received and continues to receive from LPCS has helped shaped the man he is today. Mike came to LPCS in 2002 (when his living situation became unhealthy and dangerous). After being hospitalized for depression several times, Mike looked to LPCS as the support he needed in his life. In addition to the moral and physical support he received, Mike took advantage of the resources and opportunities that LPCS offered ...

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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!

Take a Tour of LPCS


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