HOW is changing the statistics.
HOW is at the forefront of a national movement to end homelessness in Chicago and across the nation through a holistic approach to combating homelessness. We are significantly expanding affordable, supportive housing to help the growing number of homeless families while providing them with the support services needed to empower them toward lifelong self-sufficiency.

Housing is a right, not a privilege. Support services are a necessary component to end the homeless cycle and promote self-sufficiency. Together we can make a difference. Join us in our fight against poverty and homelessness.

Learn what's new at HOW by reading our latest Annual Report.


HOW Very... Chicago will take place on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Raddison Aqua Blu in Chicago

Join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the life-saving work and mission of Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) and the city that we love...Chicago. Click here to learn more.

Allean's Story

Learn more about HOW it all begins with a place called home by watching Allean's story and reading about other HOW successes.

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