State Reps. La Shawn K. Ford, Delia Ramirez and Lindsey LaPointe will join homeless advocates Sunday morning from A Safe Haven to push for more support of the homeless and homeless prevention in the next state budget. The Illinois General Assembly is returning to Springfield after weeks of working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. A new state budget takes effect July 1.
The new Oak Park facility, which features 18 one- and two- bedroom apartments, offers permanent housing to young mothers. That differs from the New Mom’s main facility located nearby in Austin at 5317 W. Chicago Ave., where mothers can stay no more than two years.