We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves men, women and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. To work with Lazarus House, Guests must be connected to the area highlighted in the map below — Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles and western rural Kane County — either by address, employment, school district or family member.

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Spring Newsletter 2021
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Press Releases

“Lazarus House Good Neighbor Day” Recognized on June 19
“We are forever grateful to former Mayor Don DeWitte for proclaiming June 19 as “Lazarus House Good Neighbor Day” for that gives us a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness on the issue of homelessness,” says Lazarus House Executive Director Liz Eakins. “When the public drives by our buildings, most have no idea what is inside. At this moment, we are housing and feeding over 50 people daily from our community. These are people who are counting on us for a ‘hand up’ and we are privileged and honored to provide exactly that.”

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Julie Purcell receives award from St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council
“Lazarus House Executive Director, Julie Purcell, thought she was at the June 18 Charlemagne Awards Gala to pick up the Civic Image Award that Lazarus House received for its recent remodeling project. So Purcell was surprised when she was also presented with an award from the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council – its annual L.E.A.P award. L.E.A.P. stands for Leadership-Excellence-Achievement-Professionalism.

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214 Walnut Street
St. Charles, IL 60174


Main Number & Emergency Shelter: 630.587.2144
Homeless Preventions Services/Rental Assistance: 630.587.5872

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