The direct cause of homelessness for roughly 25% of women who come to Sarah’s Circle is domestic violence.
The cycle of homelessness and poverty endures in part due to the US criminal justice system. Behaviors that are linked to mental illness or are vital to the existence and survival of unhoused people are deemed illegal.
29th Annual Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes
Thank you to all that made this event possible. To our fundraisers, donors, sponsors, and special guests: Together, we will end homelessness for women in Chicago. We look forward to being together in person next year.
Talking About Homelessness
Not everyone feels comfortable explaining complicated or difficult topics. It can often seem easier to gloss over an issue rather than take the time to fully understand or carefully explain these subjects, especially with children.
I Overcame Homelessness, Ask Me Anything
On any given night in Chicago, there are approximately 2,000 women without a home. This year, Sarah’s Circle will help hundreds of women end their homelessness. Homelessness is a solvable problem. You can help women secure safe and permanent homes.
The Anticipated Surge in Women’s Homelessness
The COVID-19 pandemic is shining a light on chasms in the foundation of American life.
Sarah’s Circle Interim Housing Expansion
Across Chicago there is an urgent need for additional beds as Interim Housing Programs and Emergency Shelters have had to reduce numbers to accommodate social distancing.
Sarah’s on Sheridan – Virtual Apartment Tour
Virtual Tour: Featuring one of the 38 units of Permanent Supportive Housing offered at Sarah’s on Sheridan, now open!
Systemic Racism and Homelessness
Nationally and in Chicago, Black and African-American women are over-represented among people experiencing homelessness. These disparities are not a coincidence.
Donation drop-offs on hold
Sarah’s Circle’s programs continue to remain open and operational during the pandemic.
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Sarah's Circle is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax ID #36-3043662). Contributions are received from individuals, foundations, and corporations and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Copyright © 2021.
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