Maywood Nonprofit Seeking Churches To Serve As Shelter Sites

Monday, October 29, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review|| @maywoodnews 

Featured image: As temperatures drop, Housing Forward’s needs grow. | File photo

Lynda Schueler, executive director of the Maywood-based nonprofit Housing Forward, said that by mid-November her staff will be turning some homeless people away from their shelters. There is a seasonal dynamic.

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Maywood Nonprofit: Homeless Shelters Filled Up As Some Left Out In The Cold

Monday, January 15, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A resource card produced by Housing Forward that workers with the nonprofit often hand out to people experiencing homelessness. | Alexa Rogals 

Last Thursday, Lynda Schueler, the executive director of the Maywood-based nonprofit Housing Forward, issued what amounted to an emergency all-points bulletin by email to significant stakeholders in Housing Forward’s PADS shelter program with an urgent appeal for reinforcements in the fight against homelessness.

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State Budget Impasse Leaves Homeless Out In The Cold

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || 2/16/16 || By Tom Holmes Housing Forward Executive Director Lynda Schueler said the failure of Gov. Bruce Rauner and the legislature to pass a budget for the state of Illinois has already dried up funding for two staff positions, and if money continues to be withheld, a decision on more cuts will come in … Continue reading State Budget Impasse Leaves Homeless Out In The Cold