“Responding to the Need for Affordable Supportive Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness in North/Northwest Suburban Cook County”

To make our vision a reality, The North/ Northwest Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness has partnered with the following organizations:

The Corporation for Supportive Housing is a national nonprofit organization and community development financial institution that helps communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness.

Kenneth Young Center is a compassionate provider of mental health and older adult supportive services in northwest suburban Chicagoland, offering care to clients from 3 to 104 years old. With over 45 years of dedicated community-based services, KYC provides care to almost 15,000 local children, adults, seniors, and families to maximize wellness and independence for all.

Thresholds is Illinois’ oldest and largest organization delivering services to people with severe mental illness. "Thresholds assists and inspires people with severe mental illnesses to reclaim their lives by providing the supports, skills, and the respectful encouragement that they need to achieve hopeful and successful futures."

UP Development, LLC is an affordable housing development company based in Chicago and currently working across the Midwest. There vision is to enhance and revitalize affordable housing in the Midwest.

The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County is a non-profit organization responsible for
planning and coordinating homeless services and housing options for all of Cook County outside of
Chicago and Evanston.

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots
organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by
mental illness. NAMI focuses on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, reform and health: Support, Education and Advocacy.

NAMI has a national organization as well as state organizations and local affiliates in more than 1,100 communities across the country.

NAMI National
NAMI Illinois
NAMI Barrington Area
NAMI Cook County North Suburban
NAMI Du Page County
NAMI Elk Grove-Schaumburg
NAMI Kane County 
NAMI HanoverTownship 
NAMI Northwest Suburban