Crisis Support and Emergency Assistance

Crisis Support and Emergency Assistance

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless…


Entry Point

Serves Suburban Cook County

Call 877-426-6515

8:30 am – 4:30 pm M,W,Th,F

8:30 am – 7:00 pm Tuesdays 


Northwest Compass – Connections for the Homeless

Serves the northwest suburbs offering housing, food, stabilization and empowerment services.

1300 W. Northwest Highway, Mt. Prospect, IL  



JOURNEYS- the Road Home

Provides shelter and social services to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless, in the northwest suburbs. The agency consists of the PADS Sheltering program, the Hope Center Supportive Services Program, and the Pathways Housing Readiness Program.

Call 847-963-9163

1140 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL

The Harbour

Offers immediate, stable and safe housing to homeless young people and young mothers with children. Provides emergency shelter daily nutritious meals, services and support.  

1440 Renaissance Dr. Suite 240, Park Ridge, IL  



Catholic Charities – Archdiocese of Chicago

Offers homeless prevention and help with immediate and basic needs.

721 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, Il



National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

Serves Cook County - northern suburbs 

8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 


Helpline 800-950-6264


Aid for Women

Helps women in the Chicago metropolitan area who are facing unexpected or difficult pregnancies offering 4 centers and 2 homes.

The LIFE AFFIRMING services are offered free of charge.



National Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-SAFE (7233)

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Contact Information

St. Paul of the Cross

320 South Washington Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Phone: (847) 825-7605

Mass Schedule

UC = Upper Church
HFC = Holy Family Chapel 

Monday - Friday

6:25 am UC

8:30 am UC


8:30 am UC - weekday Mass

4:30 pm UC - vigil


7:30 am UC

9:00 am UC

10:30 am UC and HFC

12:00 pm UC