Salvation Army Chicago Family and Community Services
Since 1936, Salvation Army's Family and Community Services (FCS) has been providing direct services to low income and vulnerable seniors (ages 60 and older) and is currently the largest provider of non-residential senior services in the City of Chicago. Well-being checks are provided by FCS 7 days a week through the 311 hotline. Intensive case advocacy and support is provided to surround the senior in crisis with resources to move to stabilization. Additionally, housing assistance is provided to help seniors facing a housing crisis find safe, decent, and affordable housing in Chicago. Senior caregiver support is provided in the form of financial assistance, individual and group counseling, assessments and respite care to caregivers of seniors 60+. Older Relatives Raising Children provides financial assistance, counseling, support groups, respite, & case management services to older relatives 55+ raising a relative child, including community outreach.