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  1. Eddie Washington Center

    Physical Address
    424 South Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 600085

    Phone: : 847-244-0805

    Director - Cyril Jervis


The Eddie Washington Center accepts men who have a sincere desire and motivation to change their lifestyle. Eligibility for the program is determined after an application is submitted, followed up by an interview with a case manager and documentation of their homelessness. Basic entry requirements include - 18 years old or older, drug and alcohol-free, have at least 90 days of clean time and employable. Other eligibility requirements are, they must present a negative TB test, proof of being fully vaccinated or a current negative Covid-19 test. Applicant cannot have a sexual office on their record, and they cannot be a recipient of SSI or SSDI Benefits.  Call 847-244-0805 for information or to initiate the intake process.

The Eddie Washington Center Graduation is held every year for those who successfully complete the 6-9-month program.

The graduation consists of past and current residents of the Eddie Washington Center as well as their families and inspirational guest speakers.