Fortitude Community Outreach

Serving the Homeless of Kankakee County...From Homeless to Housed

Fortitude is a grassroots nonprofit in Kankakee County that provides services and street outreach for the homeless.  We serve hundreds of homeless individuals each year with the help of multitudes of volunteers!  We operate primarily with the support of our local community.

Emergency Shelter

  • The Fortitude Emergency Shelter will soon complete the 2022-23 Season, with our last shelter night on April 30.

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July, 2021 Newsletter

March, 2021 Newsletter

December, 2020 Newsletter

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Our Mission

Fortitude Community Outreach seeks to cultivate self-sustainability through service to those experiencing homelessness in Kankakee County; meeting them where they are with a holistic approach of supporting physical, social, and spiritual needs, collaborating with community resources, and nurturing contributing members of the community.