Fortitude Community Outreach

Fortitude is a grassroots nonprofit in Kankakee County that provides emergency shelter (Oct-May), street outreach, transitional housing, and workforce development for the homeless.

Our 2019-20 PADS Shelter Season is in full swing!



Please click on the schedule to download and share the current shelter schedule.

Thank You to Our Fortitude Sponsors!

Support the Shelter for a Night

$300 Donation covers the cost of one night of shelter.  We are very grateful tor our shelter sponsors!

Thank you to

Maternity BVM Outreach

for sponsoring the shelter night for Wednesday, February 17, 2020!

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Our Mission

The mission of Fortitude is to build relationships with struggling individuals in Kankakee County by meeting them where they are, providing for physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and connecting to community resources.