Lazarus House is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization serving persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and connected Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles and western, rural Kane County.
Our mission is to offer guests connected to our communities, who are homeless or in need, hope for the future by providing hospitality, food, safe shelter, and education – tools for life.
Lazarus House offers three major programs:
We serve men, women and children connected to the school districts of St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia and western rural Kane County who are homeless or are at risk, safe shelter, food and support services. We are:
- An Emergency Shelter serving mid Kane County open 365 days a year. Emergency shelter staff are available 24/7 and may be reached at 630-587-2144.
- The only transitional housing program (Center for Transitional Living) in the Tri-Cities and western rural Kane County area.
- An outreach program that provides rent, mortgage and utility assistance to qualifying households when grant funds are available. Outreach staff are typically available 9 am -5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 9 am- 3 pm Fridays, and Saturday mornings by appointment only. Hours are subject to change, so advance appointments are required and may be made by calling 630-587-5872.