Home of the Sparrow Inc

Home of the Sparrow Inc
Home of the Sparrow Inc
GoFundMe Charity : Sep 27, 2010
Tax ID: 36-3494491
BASED: McHenry, IL, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: https://www.hosparrow.org/

Our Mission

To provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children on their journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.

A Transitional shelter that can hold over 32 individuals per night 26 Affordable Housing Units located across Northern Illinois 3 Subsidized Apartments geared for very low income individuals who are not ready for permanent housing An Outreach and Prevention Program with case managers who work with at risk individuals or those who are experiencing homelessness. A Rapid Re-Housing program that assists people who are homeless to return to permanent housing quickly.

Home of the Sparrow opened its doors as a registered 501(c)3 non-profit homeless shelter in 1987. Today, Home of the Sparrow not only provides Transitional Shelter, but also Affordable Housing and Rapid Re-Housing combined with Supportive Services that address the core issues of homelessness. Home of the Sparrow serves single women, pregnant women and women with children.  Approximately 73 percent of the women we serve have experienced domestic violence at some point on their journey. Other reasons for homelessness include unforeseen housing or financial crisis, a death in the family, or a medical emergency. The weak economy and rising cost of living contribute to unstable housing situations.

Home of the Sparrow’s mission is: To Provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.

Currently, Home of the Sparrow operates:

On average Home of the Sparrow receives over 2000 calls a year from women in crisis.  This past fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, we served over 450 individuals!

Tax ID: 36-3494491 • https://www.hosparrow.org/


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