Community Supportive Living Systems
HOUSING IS HEALTH
HEALTH IS A
Housing has been linked to preventing long-term health problems and promoting healthy, productive lives.
Community Supportive Living Systems has a dual-pronged approach. We have developed both immediate and long-term solutions called Project Turn Key and Project 211 respectively.
As a response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, CSLS developed twelve (12) programs which included employment services and a full continuum of housing options (i.e emergency, transitional, and permanent) in eight (8) south side and south suburban communities within Chicago. Emerald House was developed as a hospice facility enabling many of those impacted with HIV/AIDS and dying on the streets a place they could call home and where they could transition with dignity. It also provided others a place to recover and transition to a life of self-sufficient living within the community