Franciscan Outreach provides ongoing support to help our guests improve the day-to-day quality of their lives. We provide support services at our locations in East Garfield Park, North Lawndale and Pilsen.
Daily Support Services
Client Assistance Fund, which provides monetary support to guests for essential expenses such as clothing for job interviews, fees for obtaining identification documents, household items, and rental assistance.
Transportation Assistance, which provides CTA, Pace, and Metra passes to guests when they need to attend job interviews, medical appointments, legal aid meetings, or employment training.
Support Groups, which help guests build the skills necessary to gain stability and strengthen self-sufficiency including art group, financial literacy, women’s empowerment, and relapse prevention.
Daily Support, which helps guests improve the quality of their daily lives through a personal mailing address, showers, clothing, haircuts and hygiene products.