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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Has Openings This Fall

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Has Openings This Fall

Do you know a young person who may need some extra help? Maybe they are having problems at home, in school, or are enduring difficult experiences like grief, loss, unstable living environments, or other traumatic events. They don’t need to go through it alone–Mercy Home can help!

As the school year draws near, we will have openings in our Home this fall for boys ages 11-24.

If a young person is committed to changing their life, Mercy Home can be a great solution!

If you know of a youth who is struggling, there is hope. To refer a young person in need, please contact Mercy Home by calling (312) 738-7590, send us an email, or visit our website for more information.

Whether Valentine’s Day is date night or a family affair, our Comedy Jam has something for everyone! Brought to you by Mikey O’s Comedians for Communities, enjoy an evening of laughs featuring two of America’s rising stars in comedy: Ana Belaval and Eli Castro.

All proceeds of the Valentine’s Day Comedy Jam will support La Casa Norte, whose mission is to serve youth and families experiencing homelessness.

Questions? Email Events@LaCasaNorte.org or call (773)276-4900 x254

As part of Erie Family Health Centers’ continued partnership with the Health Justice Project, Erie and LAF will be hosting FREE community legal clinics to connect people to attorneys to help with the following legal issues:

  • public benefits
  • child custody/support
  • divorce
  • domestic violence
  • expungement
  • housing/eviction
  • powers of attorney
  • and other civil legal issues

Upcoming clinics will be held at:

Erie Division Street Health Center
2418 W. Division Street, Chicago

5:30pm to 7:30pm
Doors open at 5pm

NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY to speak to an attorney

For additional monthly clinic locations and dates, please call 312.423.5938

El Rescate is excited to announce its partnership with TRANS Chicago in providing a safe space for youth ages 12 to 24.

If you are couch surfing, have run away, have no where to sleep at night, or have been locked out of your home come check out the Drop-In for services or just to hang out and get to know the staff. We meet every Saturday from 12pm to 4pm at 2753 W. Division St.

We hope to see you there!

El Rescate

Download flyer here.

Paying your mortgage each month can be hard, but you don’t have to do it alone. Through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), the Hardest Hit Program is designed to help homeowners by providing financial assistance in order to pay their mortgage. If you qualify, you can earn up to $35,000 in financial assistance.

Thousands of homeowners have received assistance and saved their homes through the Hardest Hit Program. You could too!

Don’t delay. Apply today at www.illinoishardesthit.org

LUCHA’s Housing Counseling team is proud to support this program by referring clients to these services.

LUCHA (the Spanish word for “struggle”) advances housing as a human right by empowering communities- particularly the Latino and Spanish-speaking populations- through advocacy, education, affordable housing development and comprehensive housing services.

Did you know that by completing one of LUCHA’s Homebuying Workshop’s you can receive a certificate that allows you to apply for down payment assistance on a home? On average, individuals who complete the workshop receive $13,000 in down payment assistance to put towards a new home.

Come & learn the essentials to purchasing your first home! Workshop topics include:

  • Down payment & closing cost assistance
  • Loan eligibility
  • Debt management
  • Mortgage loan process
  • Responsibilities of homeownership

Did you know that by completing one of LUCHA’s Homebuying Workshop’s you can receive a certificate that allows you to apply for down payment assistance on a home? On average, individuals who complete the workshop receive $13,000 in down payment assistance to put towards a new home.

Come & learn the essentials to purchasing your first home! Workshop topics include:

  • Down payment & closing cost assistance
  • Loan eligibility
  • Debt management
  • Mortgage loan process
  • Responsibilities of homeownership

Did you know that by completing one of LUCHA’s Homebuying Workshop’s you can receive a certificate that allows you to apply for down payment assistance on a home? On average, individuals who complete the workshop receive $13,000 in down payment assistance to put towards a new home.

Come & learn the essentials to purchasing your first home! Workshop topics include:

  • Down payment & closing cost assistance
  • Loan eligibility
  • Debt management
  • Mortgage loan process
  • Responsibilities of homeownership

This FREE workshop provides the education and tools necessary to purchase and sustain a home in today’s market.

Topics include:

     · Home-ownership Readiness        · Shopping for a Home
· Managing your Money                   · Understanding Credit
· Protecting your Investment

At the end, participants will receive the HomeBuyer Education Certificate, a useful tool when applying for down payment assistance. NOTE: Must complete both parts (12 hours total) to be eligible to receive certificate.

WHEN: Saturday, November 18th
8:30am -3pm

WHERE: Center for Changing Lives
1955 N. Saint Louis Ave #101
Chicago, IL 60651

To Reserve your spot, please contact:
Imelda Rodriguez
Imelda@cclconnect.org
773-342-6210 x 230

Did you know that by completing one of LUCHA’s Homebuying Workshop’s you can receive a certificate that allows you to apply for down payment assistance on a home? On average, individuals who complete the workshop receive $13,000 in down payment assistance to put towards a new home.

Come & learn the essentials to purchasing your first home! Workshop topics include:

  • Down payment & closing cost assistance
  • Loan eligibility
  • Debt management
  • Mortgage loan process
  • Responsibilities of homeownership