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wingsprogram.com

WINGS seeks to help women in the northwest suburbs of Chicago who are affected by homelessness or domestic violence. WINGS provides programming designed to support the individual needs of each client. All WINGS programs offer safety planning, therapeutic and financial counseling, support groups, community referrals, life skills enhancement, career and housing solution assistance, mentoring, and access to food pantries.

Services that WINGS provides include:

  • A 24-hour safe house that provides 45 beds for up to 6 weeks of emergency housing for women and their children
  • Transitional Housing for single women and women with children
  • Individual and group counseling for women and children who have been affected by domestic violence
  • Vocational counseling and referrals to education and training
  • Project Lifeline, which links community mentors with women who are homeless or victims of domestic violence
  • ALAS (Advocating for Latinas Achieving Self-Sufficiency), which focuses on the supporting the needs of Latina Women in the community.