How You Can Help

Help empower people to succeed.

Since its inception in 1988, Housing Options has been providing supportive housing to individuals recovering from mental illnesses. Housing Options improves the lives of the people it serves and, by extension, the lives of their families and friends.

There are many ways to contribute to Housing Options. For more information on donating to Housing Options, please call (847) 866-2983

Donate Online

Send a donation that will make a positive impact on the lives of those individuals supported by the organization.

Donate By Check

Make check payable to Housing Options.
2100 Ridge Avenue, Suite G320
Evanston, IL 60201

In Kind Donation

Housing Options fully furnishes every apartment. This includes everything from furniture to kitchen utensils. If donated, these gifts can greatly reduce the expenditures of Housing Options. To make an in kind donation, please contact Diane Bordwell at (847) 866-5098.

Wish List

Well loved furniture including dressers, end tables, kitchen tables and chairs
New twin sheet sets (for adults)
New bath towels
Gift cards to local grocery stores or discount retailers


Housing Options volunteers serve on the board, advisory council, and a variety of interesting committees, and also perform such activities as helping with fall cleanup and spring plantings.


Tell someone you know what you have learned about Housing Options and the work that it does for individuals recovering from mental illnesses and for the community at large. If you would like to invite a Housing Options representative to speak to your community group, please call (847) 866-2983.