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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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Welcome Sean O'Gara!

LPCS is excited to welcome Sean O'Gara as the new Program Director at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter! Sean has 20 years of experience working to improve outcomes for people adversely affected by homelessness, serious mental illnesses, substance use, and chronic medical conditions.  Most of those twenty years were spent working directly on Chicago’s streets and in its shelters, engaging individuals experiencing homelessness and challenged by various disabilities and helping them obtain permanent housing and supportive services.  Sean embraces a philosophy of care that incorporates client centered, strength based, trauma informed, harm reduction and housing first principles.  Prior to coming to LPCS, Sean spent over 15 years as a Clinical Manager with Heartland Health Outreach. Welcome Sean!

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Events

Lagunitas Tap Room

Save the Date for the ultimate Happy Hour experience benefitting the Lincoln Park Community Shelter on Monday, September 19!

Thanks to Lagunitas, 100% of proceeds from each beer sold will benefit the Guests and programs of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter! You must be 21 and older to attend.

Drinks are $5 per person with all proceeds given to LPCS. Light appetizers and desserts will also be provided. Tickets will go on sale August 15. More details to come!

Taste of Fall

Save the Date for the 2016 Taste of Fall event on Friday, October 7! More details to come soon!

Metamorphosis Party Save the Date

Save the Date for the 2017 Metamorphosis Party! Join us at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary of the Metamorphosis Party. Mark your calendar so you can join us on May 12! More details to come.

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