Hope Manor I (West Humboldt Park, Chicago)

Hope Manor I is located at:

3053 W. Franklin Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60612

Hope Manor I is one of the first large scale, supportive housing developments specifically designed for Veterans in the City of Chicago. Bringing these resources together in one project allows Hope Manor I to serve the unique needs of today's Veterans by providing them with a broader and more flexible continuum of resources in one location.

Hope Manor I is about much more than simply providing housing for Veterans – the goal is to help Veterans change and improve their lives over the long-term by promoting self-sufficiency, building new skills, creating strong support networks and integrating Veterans more positively into community life. The first floor includes access to a wide range of supportive services including: employment readiness classes, job training and coaching, computer training, a business resource center, a health and wellness clinic, peer support groups, recovery resources, individual counseling and case management. Residents also enjoy a large, comfortable multi-purpose room to encourage a sense of fellowship among the residents and promote a highly supportive, peer-driven culture which has proven to be extremely important and effective in programs serving Veterans.

Property Features Include: Fully furnished units, kitchens equipped with appliances, spacious floor plans, forced-air heating and window air conditioning, cable ready, wired for high speed internet access.

Community space Includes: Recreation room, resource center with computer stations, resource center with library area, support service offices and laundry on each floor. Hope Manor I also has a spacious courtyard for use by residents.

Program features include:

  • General Life Skills Courses offered on-site including: home maintenance, healthy cooking, personal training, financial literacy, basic computer literacy, job club, and general health seminars.
  • Access to an on-site therapist.
  • Access to one-on-one employment coaches.
  • Access to veteran specific volunteer opportunities.
  • Social opportunities including: game night, movie night, craft night, and community celebrations.
  • Connection to a wide referral network including free training programs, addiction recovery programs, benefits councilors, and Veteran Administration resources.

Interested Veterans of Hope Manor I will need the following paperwork:

DD214, Honorable Discharge or General Discharge Under honorable Conditions

Valid State ID or DL

Social Security Card

Birth Certificate

Proof of Income

For more information about Hope Manor I, please contact
Phone: 773-475-6703
info@voail.org