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Renaissance Social Services
333 N. Oakley Blvd
Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60612
p. 773-645-8900
f. 312-624-9849

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Our Mission

Ending homelessness in Chicago through Prevention, Housing and Supportive Services.


These are the Facts
Homelessness Facts 2014 Program Outcomes
  • On a single night in January 2013, there were 610,042 people experiencing homelessness in the United States, including 394,698 people who were homeless in sheltered locations and 215,344 people who were living in unsheltered locations. (The 2013 Annual Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress; Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development.)

  • The 2013 Chicago Point-in-Time figure was 6,276 people experiencing homelessness. In 2011 the figure was 6,546, an overall decrease of 4% in Chicago. (Chicago’s Plan 2.0, Semi-Annual Progress Report, August 2013. The Chicago Alliance.)


In 2014, RSSI served 925 households and provided services to our clients and non-RSSI households. Also, in 2014:.
  • 100% of clients were assessed to see if they qualify for mainstream human service program benefits.
  • 95% of clients avoided unnecessary hospitalizations for the entire year.
  • 100% of clients achieved at least one goal on their service plans.
  • 97% of clients remained in supportive housing for at least one year.
Our Vision

To be a recognized leader of the elimination of homelessness in the Chicago metropolitan area through the delivery of outreach, wrap around supportive services and affordable housing development partnerships.

"Consistent human relatedness leads to greater hope, less isolation, a greater sense of personal dignity and worth, and greater affiliation with society." Alfred Adler



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