Cornerstone Community Outreach

Helping the homeless in Chicago

Our Story

Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO), a Illinois not-for-profit organization, was founded in 1989 to raise the quality of life for low-income residents in the Uptown area of Chicago.And over the last twenty-four years, CCO’s programs have expanded to serve nearly 500 men, women and children daily. With Cornerstone’s help these families and individuals can begin to build a new life, one step at a time. Browse our site to read the wonderful stories of success from the families and individuals who have stayed at CCO!

For over 25 years Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO) has provided shelter and essential services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in Chicago. CCO's mission is: Addressing homelessness, Providing shelter, Accepting People, Finding home. Learn more about CCO at

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Contact Information

Cornerstone Community Outreach
Cornerstone Community Outreach
4628 North Clifton Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640