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The Lincoln Park Community Shelter (LPCS) is a comprehensive social service agency serving adult men and women who are experiencing homelessness. Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, LPCS has been providing shelter and other basic needs to our community since 1985. Today, LPCS provides interim housing, meals, and a focused array of social services to more than 400 people each year.

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LPCS Dibs project with Havas. We made the news!

Check out LPCS in the news! LPCs and Havas Chicago teamed up with generous local artists to create custom designed "dibs" chairs to auction of to support LPCS Guests and programs. If you are from Chicago, it is likely you have heard of the tradition of calling "dibs" on a parking spot after heavy snowstorms. This project brought to light the concept that not everyone has a space to call their own during the winter and highlighted the importance of the work we do at LPCS. This project was featured in the Chicago Tribune as well as on WGN, NBC Chicago, and Time Out Chicago. 

Read more here:

https://www.nbcchicago.com/weather/stories/dibs-chicago-snow-chairs-charity-auction--473613353.html

http://wgntv.com/2018/02/08/hilariously-painted-dibs-chairs-are-a-very-chicago-form-of-street-art/

https://www.timeout.com/chicago/news/bid-on-artist-designed-dibs-chairs-to-mark-your-space-and-support-a-good-cause-020818

Bell-Ringing Moments

What comes to mind when you see someone ringing a bell?

 

At LPCS, it is a way to recognize the amazing and wonderful things that Guests, Graduates, and Community Clients are accomplishing.

 

Learn more about how our bell-ringing tradition started and what it means to the LPCS community today.

 

 

Power in Shared Experience

Last month a group of our Guests had the opportunity to reconnect with our friends from the Ashford Place a North West London community-centered agency striving to end social isolation and homelessness.

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