Shelters in 60473 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.

15306 Robey Ave
Harvey, IL 60426
1314 Wentworth Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
1704 E End Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Steger, IL 60475
4840 Grasselli St
East Chicago, IN 46312
350 Juniper St
Park Forest, IL 60466
Chicago, IL 60620
3939 S Calumet Ave Ofc 111
Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago, IL 60694
175 W Jackson Blvd Ste 350
Chicago, IL 60604
16 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60654
3541 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
1152 N Christiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
123 Madison St
Oak Park, IL 60302
927 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
520 Pershing Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
9238 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
1900 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
2300 Noyes Ct Ofc 1
Evanston, IL 60201
531 E Roosevelt Rd Ste 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
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