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

Q-Cares Fundraising Day:

Join us Tuesday, May 26th for Q-BBQ Cares fundraising day! Bring in the event flyer and 20% of your entire bill will be donated back to LPCS! download the flyer here:


Metamorphosis Party 2015: 
Thank you to all of our supporters who came out last night to celebrate the last 30 years of LPCS! We appreciate our sponsors, attendees, donors, volunteers, and staff who helped us raise funds. We hope you enjoyed the memorable evening with great food, entertainments, raffles, and more in a new and elegant venue.  Your ...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe White

Since graduating from LPCS, Joe became one of our most frequent front desk volunteers. He has been a volunteer for almost four years and has logged over 2,200 hours of service. Joe loves watching his hours increase little by little and when not volunteering Joe enjoys frequent visits with his sisters and mother.

Joe became homeless in June, 2007, and ran across a story in the newspaper about LPCS’ building renovation. He read about the shelter and how guests stay here for longer periods of time while working on their goals and how people really develop a sense of stability here. Joe was on the wait-list for 15 weeks and once he got into the Lincoln Park Community Shelter he felt he was ‘home’.

One of Joe’s most memorable experiences at LPCS was as follows: “One freezing cold day, we were all sent out ...

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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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