Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Transforming Communities. Since 1975, Shelter, Inc. has been a lifeline to children and families in crisis.

Our vision is that every child will grow up in a safe and loving home. Our mission is to end the cycle of child abuse by providing a comprehensive network of support to children, their families and our community to create safe, healthy and nurturing homes.

Shelter, Inc. provides community based, emergency and longer-term housing for children and adolescents who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision. We are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year providing emergency services and referrals at 847.255.8060.

Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, including the five surrounding counties: Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County, McHenry County, and Will County

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