Housing

Organization Name
Address
901 Maple Ave. Evanston, IL
60202
Phone Number
847-475-4000
Fax
847-475-8316
Description

Albany Care is a 417-bed Intermediate Care Community dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals suffering from chronic mental illnesses. The staff of licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, case managers, consulting psychologists and physicians provide confidential assessments and care plans for psychiatric behavior problems.
Eligibility Requirements: Persons with mental illness.
Fee Policy: Albany Care is approved for Medicaid, Medicaid Pending, and many private insurances.
Intake Process: Admissions Office, 847-475-4000

Organization Name
Address
Mailing Address: PO Box 77072 Charlotte, NC 28271
28271
Phone Number
888-932-7747 (information center)
Fax
800-350-0771
Description

A resource directory for locating and evaluating Chicago area retirement communities, assisted living facilities, Alzheimer’s care, and nursing homes. Library Reference Department has copies of the print version. To request a copy, e-mail:info@alternativesforseniors.com.

Address
Archdioscese – 835 N Rush St, Chicago, IL
60611
Contact Person
Monsignor Michael M. Boland, Administrator and CEO
Phone Number
312-655-7700 (Catholic Charities) and 312-534-8200 (Archdiocese)
Parent Organization
Description

Oversees more than 150 programs in Cook and Lake counties, serving families and individuals of all ages. Service Programs. Evanston residents are not limited to, but may first contact  North Region, 1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL, 847-376-2121.

Address
60 E. Van Buren St, Chicago, IL
60605
Contact Person
Robyn J. Shareef| Manager, Property Office/Occupancy
Contact Email
Phone Number
312.913.7886
Parent Organization
Description

CHA has nearly 9,400 senior units in dozens of buildings located throughout Chicago. More than 98 percent of our senior housing stock has been rehabilitated with updated kitchens, new appliances, renovated bathrooms and upgraded heating/cooling systems.

Website Address
Address
1415 W. Foster Ave. Chicago, IL
60640
Contact Person
Allison Follmer
Phone Number
773-769-5500
Description

Chicago Methodist Senior Services provides a continuum of services and residences to support the needs of older adults at every step of life.

Wesley Place:  Short-term rehabilitation and Long-term skilled nursing
Call 7 days a week – (773) 769-5500
1415 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Hartwell Place:  Memory care assisted living
5520 N. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Covenant Home of Chicago:  Assisted/Supportive living
2720 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Computer Services:  Computer and digital skills classes
1415 W. Foster
Chicago, IL 60640

Winwood Apartments:  Affordable senior housing
1406 W. Winona St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Glenwood Apartments:  Affordable senior housing
5021-5027 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
1015 Howard St., Evanston, IL (Adult Day Services)

Mailing Address: Bernard Horwich Building, 3003 W. Touhy Ave. Chicago, IL 60645 (Main Office)
60202
Contact Person
Judy Holstein (Evanston) Adult Day Services
Contact Email
Phone Number
Adult Day Services (Evanston) – 847-492-1400; Main Office – 773- 508-1000
Fax
773- 508-1028
Description

Adult day care services, Evanston and Deerfield: activities, outings, meals and snacks provided. Specialized Alzheimer’s program offered. Also manages several senior apartment buildings in Chicago and Skokie (independent living)and Weinberg Community for Senior Living in Deerfield (assisted living); skilled nursing care facilities in Skokie and Deerfield.
Wide range of resources for the elderly and caretakers.

Public Notes

Office Hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm. Client Hours: 9:30am to 3:00pm.

Organization Name
Address
120 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL
60202-3622
Contact Person
Cathy Singer, Assistant Administrator
Phone Number
847- 869-7744
Fax
847-869-1332
Description

Skilled nursing facility residence; offers physical, occupational and speech therapy, and wound care.

Address
1001 Emerson Street, Evanston, IL
60201-3147
Contact Person
Carla Cooper-Dudley , Site Manager
Phone Number
847- 864-0052
Fax
847-864-8152
Description

Independent living, low income housing apartments for the elderly subsidized by HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Unfurnished, efficiency and 1-bedroom apartments with basic kitchen appliances. Contact Ebenezer-Primm Towers for complete details about current vacancies and housing applications.

Organization Name
Address
3131 Simpson Street, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Carol Tatarowicz
Phone Number
847- 866-1615
Fax
847-570-3497
Parent Organization
Categories
Description

Assisted living on the campus of Westminster Place. A variety of floor plans for sheltered-care apartments all with full bath and some with kitchenettes. Access to fitness center, activity rooms and lounges. Meals, housekeeping, stand-by assistance with bathing and dressing, emergency call systems and 24-hour security are included for all residents and additional supportive services as needed.

Website Address
Address
2300 Noyes Court, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
John LeFlore, Community Manager
Phone Number
847-328-7190
Categories
Description

The Victor L. Walchirk Apartments are independent living, one-bedroom unfurnished apartments with refrigerator, range, and air conditioner. The building includes library, community rooms, and occasional social or educational activities. There is a live-in custodian, 24 hour phone for maintenance emergencies, and heat is included.

Eligibility Criteria: 62 year of age or older.
Fee Policy: Rent is 30% of adjusted gross income or market rate, whichever is lower.
Intake Process: Call for information and availability.

Website Address
Address
1900 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Liliya Tkacheva, Community Manager
Phone Number
847-869-0870
Categories
Description

The Jane R. Perlman Apartments are independent living, one-bedroom, unfurnished apartments with a refrigerator, range, and air conditioner. The building includes library, community rooms, and occasional social or educational activities.

Eligibility Criteria: 62 year of age or older.
Fee Policy: Rent is 30% of adjusted gross income or market rate, whichever is lower.
Intake Process: Call for information and availability.

Organization Name
Address
1615 Emerson St, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Carla Cooper-Dudley, Building Manager;
Phone Number
847-570-4850
Fax
847-570-4890
Categories
Description

Independent living, low income housing apartments for the elderly subsidized by HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Unfurnished, 1-bedroom apartments with basic kitchen appliances. Contact Jacob Blake Robinson Manor for complete details about current vacancies and housing applications.

Organization Name
Address
1900 Sherman St., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Silvia Lule, Manager
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-869-0870
Fax
847-869-2550
Categories
Description

Subsidized by Housing Authority of Cook County for low-income elderly. Independent living, 1 bedroom unfurnished apartments with refrigerator, range, air conditioning, library, community rooms and occasional social and educational activities.

Description

The mission of Joining Forces for Affordable Housing is to advocate for affordable housing solutions by partnering with organizations that support people in need in North Suburban Cook County.
– We engage human services agencies and other organizations that serve people in need to mobilize their constituents to take action.
– We build on research and advocacy efforts that already exist—helping to expand their reach and their impact through our membership.
– We provide opportunities for individuals and organizations to learn about affordable housing and participate in advocacy at multiple levels.
– We seek to build awareness and support for affordable housing to pave the way for change.

Organization Name
Address
1140 East Northwest Highway, Palatine, Illinois
60074
Contact Person
Beth Nabors, Executive Director
Phone Number
847-963-9163
Fax
847-963-9120
Description

Provides shelter and services to homeless persons and persons at risk of becoming homeless in suburban Cook County. The Hope Day Center is a day resource center which offers a wide range of free services.
PADS Shelter Program provides hospitality, food, and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless between October 1 and April 30, seven days a week (including holidays).
Pathways Housing Readiness Program prepares people to become housing ready, while providing referrals and placement and follow-up services.

Organization Name
Address
1555 Oak Avenue, Evanston IL
Contact Person
Lynne Lukas, llukas@presebyterianhomes.org
Phone Number
847-864-5460
Fax
847-866-2129
Parent Organization
Description

Independent living, assisted living and long term care community for seniors near downtown Evanston. One and two bedroom unfurnished apartments.

Organization Name
Address
7000 N. McCormick Blvd. 
Lincolnwood, IL
60712
Phone Number
847-673-7166 or 888-325-0862
Description

Options for independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing and rehab.

Organization Name
Address
1603 Orrington Avenue Suite 1800, Evanston, IL
60201-5019
Contact Person
Mary Leary, mleary@matherlifeways.com
Phone Number
847-492-7500
Fax
847-492-6789
Description

Mather LifeWays is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1941 that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by creating Ways to Age Well. Through senior living, community-based initiatives, and research on aging, it creates programs, places, and residences for today’s young-at-heart older adults.

Organization Name
Address
425 Davis Street, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Mary Leary
Phone Number
847-492-7400
Fax
847-492-6789
Parent Organization
Description

The Mather is a Life Plan Community for those 62 and better located steps from downtown Evanston and Lake Michigan. The Mather offers resort-style amenities, a variety of restaurants, and the peace of mind that comes with living in a Life Plan Community.

Organization Name
Address
1880 Oak Ave, Evanston IL
60201
Phone Number
847-501-5760
Fax
847-905-0523
Description

Open Communities’ mission is to educate, advocate and organize to promote just and inclusive communities in north suburban Chicago. We seek to eradicate housing discrimination, in all of its forms and against all persons, because of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, or source of income. Quality housing is a human right; fair housing is the law.

To further our goal of promoting housing justice, Open Communities engages in activities that encourage fair housing practices, including landlord-tenant dispute resolution, foreclosure prevention counseling, community education, and advocacy to make our communities more welcoming for everyone.

Serving: Highwood, Highland Park, Deerfield, Northbrook, Glencoe, Northfield, Winnetka, Glenview, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Evanston, Skokie, Morton Grove, Park Ridge, Niles, Golf and Lincolnwood.
Services:
•Fair Housing Enforcement and Education
•Foreclosure & Predatory Lending Prevention
•Landlord/Tenant Complaint Investigation

Hours of Operations: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Open Communities fights discrimination through Fair Housing education and advocacy; counsels local homeowners in Foreclosure Prevention; and works to create better living environments through its Landlord and Tenant Advice Program.
Open Communities trains and sends volunteers into the field to pose as home-seekers – renters or buyers. Volunteers submit factual reports of their experience to help determine if a pattern of discrimination exists. Individuals from all ethnic and racial groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about becoming a Civil Right Investigator: 847-501-5760.

Organization Name
Address
3200 Grant Street, Evanston, Illinois
60201
Contact Person
Todd F. Swortzel, President and Chief Executive Officer
Phone Number
800-896-9095
Description

Presbyterian Homes is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization that creates and manages communities for older adults with a comprehensive continuum of care. Offers independent and assisted living, home health services, rehabilitation services, nursing care, memory care, and adult day services.
Locations in Evanston:
Westminster Place
The Highlands of Evanston
Ten Twenty Grove
King Home

Organization Name
Address
1020 Grove, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Lynne Lukas, Admissions
Phone Number
847-866-2111, (847) 492-7348 (24 hour line)
Parent Organization
Description

Independent senior living located near downtown Evanston. Residences include spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, all with full-sized, eat-in kitchens. Medical care available at the Hansen Clinic at the McGaw Health Center, Westminster Place.

Organization Name
Address
Seymour H. Persky Building 6450 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL
60645
Contact Person
https://arkchicago.org/contact-us/
Contact Email
Phone Number
773-973-1000
Fax
773.973.4362
Description

The ARK provides free comprehensive care and support to Chicagoland Jews facing adversity. Dignified, quality wrap-around services help clients return to self-reliance.
Hours: Mon. and Weds., 9-7:30; Tues. and Thurs., 9-5; Fri., 9-2

The Medical Clinic of the Goldie Bachmann Luftig Health Center is open five days per week, including two evenings. Medical treatment is provided by volunteer physicians and The ARK’s professional medical staff. Patients make appointments to see internists, as well as cardiologists, gynecologists and other specialists. X-rays and other tests and procedures are performed at area hospitals at no charge to clients, through special arrangements. In addition to a food pantry and meal service, The ARK offers free optical, pharmacy, financial and employment counseling, social services, mental health day-programming and interim housing.

Organization Name
Address
1611 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-864-6400
Description

RETIREMENT LIVING. REDEFINED.
Sitting proudly in the heart of downtown Evanston, The Merion has set the stage and new expectations for a luxury independent senior living community in the world of residence rentals. Recently transformed from the former North Shore Retirement Hotel, The Merion welcomes you to see for yourself.

Organization Name
Address
2323 McDaniel Avenue, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Gina Eshuis, Director of Marketing
Phone Number
847-905-1234
Fax
224-420-3096
Description

Three Crowns Park is an independent, not-for-profit, Life Plan community. Provides a continuum of care for seniors: independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing care.
Formerly named Swedish Retirement Home.

Public Notes

Three Crowns Park is situated on a 7-acre campus and thrives as part of a residential neighborhood in the cultural and cosmopolitan heart of a prestigious university town. Please email bburke@threecrownspark.com for more information or to arrange a personal tour.

Organization Name
Address
2300 Noyes Court, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
John LeFlore, Manager
Phone Number
847-328-7190
Description

100 studio and one-bedroom apartments for low-income elderly or disabled tenants, subsidized by Housing Authority of Cook County.

Housing Authority of Cook County
175 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 350
Chicago, IL 60604 | Map

Tel: 312.663.5447

Public Notes

As the second largest provider of affordable housing in the State of Illinois, we are pleased to be positioned to provide access to decent, safe, and affordable housing to low and moderate income individuals, families, elderly and/or disabled within suburban Cook County.

Organization Name
Address
3200 Grant Street, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
LaVerne Zimmerman
Phone Number
847-570-3422
Parent Organization
Description

Westminster Place is a Presbyterian Homes retirement community offering independent living for seniors in a landscaped campus of individual cottages and apartments surrounding a campus center with dining rooms,grill,library,activity rooms,computer center, hair salon and barbershop, gift shop and more.
Independent Living at <b>Westminster Place</b> (one and two-bedroom apartments, townhouses and cottages)
Assisted Living at <b>The Highlands of Evanston</b> (studio and one bedroom apartments)
Skilled Nursing Care at <b>McGaw Care Center</b>
Memory Care at the <b>Frank B. Foster Pavilion </b>

Public Notes

The 40-acre Westminster Place campus is in the heart of a tree-lined neighborhood in Evanston. The flowering gardens, splashing fountains and winding walking paths all add to the graciousness and warmth of this continuing care retirement community (CCRC). You’ll also find superb recreational and exercise opportunities, including an indoor swimming pool, strength-training and exercise equipment at the Kimble Fitness and Therapeutic Center.

Marketing: (847) 570-3422

The Highlands at Westminster Place

Marketing: (847) 866-1615

McGaw Care Center/Frank Foster Pavilion

Marketing:(847) 866-1659

For all other inquiries: (847) 492-7348

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