Do You Know a Mom or Single Women in need of Affordable Housing?

Do you know a mom or single woman in need of affordable housing?  Home of the Sparrow has current two bedroom unit openings in Woodstock and Crystal Lake in our Affordable Housing Program.  Please see the flyer for criteria and more details.  You MUST have consistent income within the range listed. 

Have an Appliance to Donate?

Have an appliance to donate that is in good working condition and 6 years old or newer?  Home of the Sparrow would love your donation and can even pick it up!  We have an immediate need for washing machines, dryers (gas or electric), refrigerators, and dishwashers.  With a shelter and 26 affordable housing units, we

We are looking for volunteers for our Algonquin Sparrow’s Nest Store!

Interested in joining Home of the Sparrow? We are looking for volunteers to help out at our Algonquin Sparrow’s Nest Store. Call us at 815-271-5444 if you are interested!

Thankful Thursday – Express Employment

This week’s edition of Thankful Thursday features Express Employment Professionals in Crystal Lake, a top staffing company in our area, and a wonderful Premier Sponsor who has supported Home of the Sparrow for many years.

Faces of Homelessness- Lydia’s Story

Lydia was in her 7th month of pregnancy and became homeless due to a domestic violence situation. With no family able to support her, she was grateful to find comfort, support, and security at Home of the Sparrow. She delivered her healthy baby daughter successfully, but staff members noticed that she began to struggle with

Please Check Out our Latest Sparrow’s Link Volunteer Newsletter!

Check out our May volunteer newsletter! This newsletter highlights upcoming volunteer opportunities and all of the great work volunteers have been doing to help homeless women and children in our community!