HomeStart | Northern Illinois

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Our offices will be closed for in-person appointments and walk-ins through April 30. We are still answering the phones, so we are available during normal business hours to answer your questions and connect you to virtual services. Please click the notice below for more details.

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Creating choice in housing, community in neighborhoods, and empowerment in personal finance throughout Northern Illinois.

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HomeStart is committed to providing equal access to services and housing resources.
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