"...whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."

Matthew 25:40 NIV, Jesus Speaking

About Us

For 30 years, Matthew House, a nonprofit community-based organization, has provided food, daytime shelter, permanent supportive housing, and supportive services to men, women, families, and children who are experiencing or at risk of becoming homeless.

2022 Appeal Letter

 Last year 1,206 homeless/housing insecure persons were helped by Matthew House—a 24%increase over the previous year. This figure does not include dependent children, the number of whom has grown due to a huge increase in homeless families.

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Homeless in a pandemic-stricken Chicago

"Even with advocates pushing for better access to housing and health care, hundreds of public housing units have sat empty while homeless Chicagoans try to survive COVID-19." by Sarah Gelbard

Read to find out about the Expedited Housing Initiative, Matthew House is participating in, is working to house 2,550 people over 18 months.

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Hours of Operations

M-F | 6:30 am to 5:00 pm
SAT | 6:30 am to 2:00 pm

Intake Hours

M-F | 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Soup Kitchen

M-F | 8:00 am to 9:00 am, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
SAT | 9:00 am to 10:00 am, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Our Partners

Matthew House LogoHeartland Alliance Health LogoIllinois Department of Human Services LogoAll Chicago Logo
Chicago Housing Authority LogoU.S HUD LogoIllinois Department of Commerce LogoChicago Coalition for the Homeless logo

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