Finding a Home at Deborah’s Place: The Coordinated Entry System

One of the questions we get asked most is, “How do women come to Deborah’s Place?” Many people think that…

Staff Profile: Kathy Booton Wilson

This winter, Deborah’s Place celebrated Chief Strategy Officer Kathy Booton-Wilson’s 30th work anniversary. In 1985, Kathy was five years out…

Volunteer Spotlight: Luigi Loizzo

Looking for a way to stay involved with the community after graduating college, Luigi Loizzo came to a volunteer orientation…

Teresa’s Participant, Edna, featured on WCIU’s The Jam

On January 8, Jon Hansen from the WCIU morning program The Jam presented an update on Edna, one of the…

A Message from the CEO – Protect the possessions of the homeless

From our CEO, Audrey Thomas: People who are homeless are human beings. On January 3, WGN covered the destruction of property…

Deborah’s Place featured on Now.Chicago

Deborah’s Place CEO, Audrey Thomas, and Development Director, Michelle Patterson were guests on Now.Chicago on 12/12/2017. Host Jon Hansen spoke…

WCIU’s The Jam surprises the women of Teresa’s Interim Housing

On Monday, December 11, the women of Teresa’s Interim Housing were surprised by Jon Hansen from the WCIU morning program…

Where Can Homeless People Pitch Tents in Chicago?

A message from our CEO, Audrey Thomas: This report on WBEZ this morning is heartbreaking. It is difficult for all of us…

Creating Homes in the Community: Our Landlord Partners

Trent Anderson and his team at Sharp Rose LLC have a simple mission: make money and do good. As owner…

Not another face in the crowd: Lashell’s Story

Lashell was stuck. She could not find regular employment, only temp jobs, so she couldn’t earn enough money to get…