Sarah’s Inn, Housing Forward offer rapid housing help for victims of domestic violence

“Two local nonprofit powerhouses have partnered to create a program that will house families fleeing domestic violence in the western Cook County suburbs for two years.


The collaboration is designed to help victims of domestic violence move quickly into safe, stable housing.


Housing Forward in Maywood and Sarah’s Inn of Forest Park began planning the program, called Safe Bridge Housing about five years ago, and in October, they received a $1 million-a-year grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It covers temporary housing for 28 households, plus counseling and case management services for up to two years…”

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