Chicago opens home for homeless with AIDS

January 10, 2009 5:47:34 PM PST
A new $2 million home for the homeless who are living with HIV and/or AIDS opened Saturday on Chicago's North Side.Mayor Daley, joined by 46th Ward Alderman Helen Shiller, cut a ribbon to officially open the Chicago House Fred Woods home, equipped with two computer rooms for residents and their children. In addition to offering living quarters, the home will provide tutoring and after-school programs.

In 1992, Mayor Daley also opened a Chicago House residence that was the first in the Midwest for people with AIDS.