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Daytime Support Center

The Daytime Support Center is a safe and welcoming community for any woman in need, whether street homeless, doubled up with friends or family, formerly homeless, struggling with domestic violence, or simply low-income and in need of community. Services include basic necessities, such as food, bathrooms, showers, laundry, telephone, computers with internet access, and an address for mail; educational and general interest programming on a variety of topics; individualized case management; and housing coordination.

Clinical Services

Group and individual clinical services to address trauma, domestic violence, mental illness, and other personal challenges that often contribute to and/or are a consequence of housing instability among the women served. Services including individual, group, and art therapy are provided on site. Sarah's Circle also provides a robust Art Therapy program, offering free individual or group art therapy by licensed clinical staff. These services provide women with tools and support to move towards greater self-determination and empowerment, helping them recognize and build on the strengths they already have. Other services, such as alcohol and substance use treatment, are provided by referral to established Sarah's Circle partner agencies.

Interim Housing

Every day the Interim Housing Program provides 24-hour shelter, basic necessities, and supportive services to 50 women who are currently homeless. The goal of the program is to help women move into permanent housing as quickly as possible with intensive case management, housing coordination, and other services, and other individualized services tailored to the strengths and challenges of the individual.

Permanent Supportive Housing

Sarah’s Circle provides Permanent Supportive Housing to women who have a disabling condition who have been chronically homeless. Some women in our programs were homeless for over a decade before being housed with Sarah’s Circle. Each woman in the program is provided with a housing subsidy, intensive case management, and other individualized supportive services to help her improve her health, well-being, and self-sufficiency. This type of housing has been proven to improve outcomes for the most difficult to serve individuals and reduce public costs for jails, emergency rooms, and other crisis services.

Please see our mission page for more information on why we specialize in serving women in need.

Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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