A year-long residence for students from North Lawndale College Prep High School (NLCP) experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
Opened in August of 2017 and located in the North Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side, Phoenix Hall is the first housing program in Chicago, and one of the first in the country, designed to improve educational outcomes by providing housing for homeless students from a specific high school. Read more.
Homelessness and housing instability greatly impact a student’s ability to stay in school. READ MORE: Chicago Public Schools reported serving nearly 18,000 homeless students during the 2017–18 school year. NLCP administrators have reported that up to 10 percent of its student population experience some form of housing instability. Read more.
Staffed 24 hours each day by professional Resident Assistants and providing a family-like atmosphere with bedrooms, living space, meals, and study space, Phoenix Hall houses up to eight students at a time. Read more.
Phoenix Hall Video Tour (4:40)
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Your generosity will ensure that Phoenix Hall residents have a safe and stable living environment that supports the achievement of their educational goals, an important factor in breaking the cycle of homelessness. Read more.
For more information about the Phoenix Hall program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.