Hospitality Center for the Homeless

Open mornings Monday through Friday 52 weeks a year. 7am – 11am. Located at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1509 Ridge Ave. Guests receive breakfast and a safe place to sleep. Job counselors provide advice, encouragement and workshops for guests seeking employment. Computer trainers assist with online applications and resumes.

Soup Kitchens

Every day of every week of every month all year long, there is a soup kitchen in one of our Evanston area faith communities. Soup kitchen and warming center schedule.

Warming Centers

Five days a week, from November through March, we provide afternoon warming centers for anyone who needs to get out of the cold.

Overnight Emergency Cold Shelter

When the temperature reaches 20 degrees, Interfaith Action opens an overnight shelter from 9 pm to 7 am at one of its six faith communities, providing warm drinks and a safe place to sleep.


On the second Tuesday of each month, the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Producemobile, in partnership with Interfaith Action and the city of Evanston, distribute produce at the Robert Crown Center, 1701 Main St. Anyone in need is welcome to receive an assortment of fruits and vegetables.