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Chicago Police Station Response Team

Responding to the man made humanitarian crisis at Chicago police stations

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News from Chicago Police Station Response Team

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Published on January 28, 2024 by Elvia Rodriguez Ochoa

Our Nuevos Vecinos are going into shelters

By now you have heard the large tent city on California Avenue is not going forward. Instead the city has expended some of the current shelters and many faith organizations are taking migrants in as well. Families are also being helped to f...
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Published on December 14, 2023 by Elvia Rodriguez Ochoa

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Outside Propane Heater Donation

Published on November 16, 2023 by Joseph Zefran

I have a Mr. Heater Big Buddy Propane Heater 18,000 BTUs that heats 400 sq ft with 20# propane tank. Can people camped outside use that?

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Published on October 1, 2023 by Victoria

Thanks so much for your work. I’m on the board of a national hunger relief organization. We have access to food and personal items. Can we provide some in kind support?

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Logo image is from this tee

Published on October 1, 2023 by Elvia Rodriguez Ochoa

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Welcome to our updated page.
We are the Chicago Police Station Response Team - a network of volunteers meeting the needs of recently arrived asylum seekers sheltering in police stations.
Our prior page had a processing issue that stopped us from receiving additional donations.
This is our only official fundraiser for our efforts at police stations.

Since August of 2022, over 8000 migrants have arrived in Chicago - some on buses sent by border states and some on their own by bus or plane.  Recently, due to lack of available shelter space, these men, women, and children have been sent to police stations and other very temporary shelters while they wait for space in other more appropriate facilities. Many of their right-now needs are being met by community-organized volunteer networks.

There are no services at the police station – no food, no showers, no microwave or hot water, nothing – it is just a place for folks to wait until a shelter bed becomes available at one of the refugee shelters around the city.  We are a network of volunteers and have organized to meet needs for food, bedding, and supplies as well as connecting folks to medical services and showers when possible.  Our group is in every police station across the city, with more than 150 volunteers.

Please consider giving to fund our ongoing efforts. Funds will be used directly and immediately to fund meals and supplies for our new neighbors. Volunteers are bringing food, clothing, and medical supplies daily, and as this crisis stretches on, it is apparent that there is a need for funds to continue this work.  We hope that our group’s mission is temporary, and any funds remaining after police station support is no longer needed will be directed to organizations that serve migrants in the city’s shelter system and as they move to transitional or permanent housing.

This is the only official fundraiser for our efforts at police stations.  

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