Home of the Sparrow


781 S. Randall Rd.
Algonquin, IL 60102

Contact Name:

Kathleen Jaster

Phone Number:

(847) 458-2420

Contact E-Mail:





Social Service Organization

Business Description:

Home of the Sparrow opened its doors as a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit homeless shelter in 1987. Today, HOS offers more than shelter services. Programs include a 3-unit Transitional Apartment Program, a Rapid Rehousing Program, Tenant Based Rental Assistance, 27 units of Affordable Housing, an Outreach and Prevention Program that has already served over 300 individuals and seven Sparrows’ Nest Thrift Stores and Donation Centers. This past Spring Home of the Sparrow acquired governance of Community Threads Thrift Store located in Arlington Heights. This Mega 22,000 square foot Thrift Store has something for everyone – stop by for a visit!