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What You'll Need

If you’re ready to kickstart yourself back to self-sufficiency – ready to work hard to provide for yourself –we’ll help you get there. 

• Identify as Male
• Between 18 and 35 years old
• A history of 3+ months of homelessness or couch hopping
• The resolve to work hard
• Honesty and integrity

• See Resident Agreement for more

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What's Included

Regardless of any income, Collective Chicago provides for residents' housing and grocery for the entirety of their stay. See resident agreement prior to applying

• Transit
• Cell phone plan
• Work attire
• Internet
• Toiletries 

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We work hard at the Collective. Some commitments include:

  • 2x coaching meetings

  • 1x weekly all-team house meal

  • Bi-weekly budgeting

  • Work 30 hours/week to fine-tune resumes, grow personal skills, and apply for employment with support from coaches

  • See resident agreement before applying

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Apply or Refer

We are currently at capacity, but we do have openings every couple months. We encourage you to apply, start the process to be atop the waiting list for the next available opportunity. 


If you yourself are ready to get to work, you can begin the application process by clicking the APPLY button below. There is no barrier to entry based on orientation or past convictions.

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