COOL MINISTRIES - Family Housing Program

Address

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 662-1340

www.coolministries.org

Service Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Description:

**During the COVID-19 response period, staff is still taking applications. Call for more information.**

Offers housing with case management services for families who are homeless. Supportive services include employment assistance, life skills classes, and educational training.

Eligibility:

- Must be Lake County residents.
- Must meet government guidelines for low-income based on family size.
- Must be currently homeless.

Languages:

None

Program Fees:

Fees vary.

Intake Process:

Visit the website to download the application or visit office during program hours. Applications are kept on file for six (6) months.

Documents required:
- Varies. Required documents will be discussed with each candidate prior to the initial interview. Please call for details.

Contacts

Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 662-1340

Phone Numbers

Primary Program Phone

(847) 662-1340

Address Listings

Mailing

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Physical (Primary)

800 West Glen Flora Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Wishlist:

Interested donors may contact the COOL Family Housing Case Manager for current items needed for the housing guest families. These items vary and storage space is limited.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Unit Prep Crew - Individuals or groups to assist in preparing housing units for new guest families. Tasks include cleaning and painting units. Times vary based on need.

Volunteer Maintenance Crew - Individuals or groups to assist in making minor repairs to housing units. Times vary based on need.

Volunteer Yard Maintenance Crew - Individuals or groups to care for yards, lawns, sidewalks, and driveways. Tasks include mowing, trimming, and snow removal. Times vary based on need.

Volunteer Furniture Movers - Individuals or groups with a truck or trailer willing and able to pick up, load, and unload furniture donations within Lake County. Times vary based on need. Will work around individual schedules.

Contact Name for Volunteer Opportunities: Amanda Williams at awilliams@coolministries.org or 847-662-1340 x 1

Date of Official Change:

February 24, 2022

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