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In February 2023, the city of Chicago turned Wadsworth, a closed Elementary school in Woodlawn, into a temporary shelter for hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers. The decision has created tension for residents and newcomers, but the community has also come together. There are plenty of ways to help these migrants in a time of need.

Want to help migrants arriving on the South Side of Chicago? Click on the button below to connect with people and organizations helping to provide food, housing, and other essentials.

How to help

Thanks to HPRP volunteer Linda Swanson for keeping this document updated.