About Us



Did you know that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 2017 are $735 per month? For the majority of our residents and clients, SSI is their only income!

Imagine living in the city of Chicago on a monthly income of $735.

Now imagine you are an 80 year-old woman with health issues, limited transportation, and little social support. How do you pay your bills and have enough money to fix your leaking sink or add grab bars to your bathroom?

This is where H.O.M.E. comes in.

Committed to improving the quality of life for Chicago’s low-income elderly, Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping seniors remain independent and part of their community by offering intergenerational living and by providing a variety of housing support services.

From making home repairs to providing transportation and intergenerational living for 90 people, H.O.M.E. touches the lives of thousands of the over 50,000 seniors in the city of Chicago that live in extreme poverty.

We invite you to learn more about H.O.M.E. and the services that make an impact in the lives of Chicago’s low-income seniors.

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Give Today


 Our monthly donor program is called Partners in Independence and is the foundation of H.O.M.E.'s service to low-income seniors. Through monthly donations, Partners in Independence provide H.O.M.E. with a consistent and reliable source of funding.  

Become a Partner in Independence today and enjoy:

  • Hassle-free monthly donations
  • The knowledge that your donation is put to work immediately
  • The ability to change or suspend your donation at any time
  • Newsletters twice a year to keep you informed about our progress

A monthly donation of between $5 and $100 or whatever amount you would like to share, will earn the gratitude of hundreds of low-income seniors in the City of Chicago.

Become a Monthly Donor

Become a Monthly Donor