We Need Your Help!
Tell Governor Rauner You Oppose Proposed Cuts to Supportive Housing Services.
What is the Issue?
Governor Rauner’s FY16 proposed budget would cut supportive housing services by $12.7 million. This would devastate the community safety net in Illinois.
Why Does it Matter?
Homelessness causes illnesses and makes existing mental and physical illness worse, leading to expensive treatment and medical services.
Supportive Housing improves physical and mental health, which reduces the need for these services, particularly expensive inpatient mental healthcare and hospitalization.
More affordable than housing in state hospitals, prisons or nursing homes:
Supportive Housing is an investment – not an expense.
What is the Solution?
We can’t cut ourselves out of the fiscal crisis. A revenue solution is needed to balance the budget and protect services that save lives and save money.
How Can I Help?
Make Your Voice Heard!
Call Governor Rauner’s Office: 217.782.0244 or Submit Online Here.
In the “Subject” box, select “Supportive Housing” and in the “Comments” box, feel free to copy and paste the text above.
Find your state legislator’s contact information here.
Supportive Housing ends homelessness.
Together, our many voices will send a single strong message to our legislators.
Thank you for your support!