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Illinois Homeless Hotline

Illinois Homeless Hotline

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Information and referrals to housing programs for the homeless in Illinois.

Services Offered

Housing • Homeless Hotline • Shelter


The 24-hour hotline provides information and resources to homeless individuals in the State of Illinois. Those who find themselves homeless in Chicago can call 311 to request information about shelters in the city.


, Chicago, IL 41.8781136 -87.6297982

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • For homeless individuals in Illinois.


  • This service is free

How to Apply

Individuals living in Chicago should call 311 for assistance with emergency housing, and individuals living outside the city but within the state of Illinois should call 800-654-8595 for information and resources.

It is important to provide as much information as possible to the operator so that the he/she can accurately assist as quickly and efficiently as possible.