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Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project
Making the journey out of homelessness takes more than a quick hand-out. It takes determination, resources, and the support of a community of friends, neighbors and mentors.

Founded in 2002, the Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project (HPTHP) provides housing and a stable, supportive environment for up to two years for homeless families in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods who are working on improving or developing the skills necessary to live independently. 

The strength of HPTHP is in the positive relationship which develops between mentors and the families they are supporting. We are an all-volunteer organization, supported by local churches and synagogues, individuals, businesses, and the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council.


Recent Events: 

10th Annual The Taste of Hyde Park

Join us on April 18 for the 10th Annual Taste of Hyde Park, featuring cuisine from Hyde Park's finest restaurants. Our host this year is the Episcopal Church of St. Paul & The Redeemer, at 50th and Dorchester. Tickets are available at the door, and the doors open at 6pm. There'll be music by the great Willie Pickens, and a fantastic Silent Auction.



Health and Homelessness

Thank you to everyone who joined us on June 16th at 7pm for a conversation on Health and Homelessness, at 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue (Augustana Lutheran Church). 


Speakers include:

• Dr. David Stewart, Medical Director, Norma Jean Sanders Free Medical Clinic

• Sonya Marie Harper, Outreach Manager at Growing Home, Inc.

• Katy Kelleghan, Director of Community Health Initiatives at Heartland Health Outreach.

Light refreshments will be served. This event is part of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project.  Click here to RSVP!


2014 Taste of Hyde Park
Cool jazz and hot food, for a great cause!

The 9th Annual Taste of Hyde Park was a great success and we can't wait for 2015 when we'll celebrate the 10th annual Taste of Hyde Park, with excellent, delicious food some of Hyde Park's best restaurants, a silent auction, fine wines and desserts, and live music by acclaimed pianist Willie Pickens.

A special thanks to the sponsors of this year's Taste of Hyde Park:
Rockefeller Chapel
Hyde Park Bank 
United Church of Hyde Park.

Please visit these great neighborhood restaurants and thank them for donating to the Taste of Hyde Park:

Bar Louie www.barlouieamerica.com 5550 South Shore Dr. 

Cedars www.eatcedars.com 1206 E 53rd St.

Cholie’s Pizza (773) 684-8688 1601 E 53rd St.

DeRice www.dericeonline.com 918 E 47th St.

Hyde Park Café (773) 499-6381 1520 E. 57th St

Hyde Park Produce hydeparkproduce.com 1226 East 53rd Street

Kimbark Beverage www.kimbarkbeverage.com 1214 E 53rd St

Maravillas www.maravillas.webs.com 5506 South Lake Park

The Medici www.medici57.com 1327 E 57th St.

Rajun Cajun www.rajunrestaurant.com 1459 E. 53rd St.

Salonica www.salonica57.com 1440 East 57th St.

Seven Ten Lanes www.seventenchicago.com 1055 E 55th St.

Siam (773) 324-9296 1639 E 55th St.

The Sit Down www.thesitdown53.com 1312 E 53rd St.

Snail www.snailthai.com 1649 E 55th St.

Uncle Joe’s Jerk Chicken  773-241-5550 1461 E. Hyde Park Blvd