Help him smile #Chicago 2013

This young man, like many other long-term homeless people, suffers from mental health issues rather than from drug or alcohol addiction. His name is Herbert, and you'll often find him keeping warm in the foyers at both the State St., as well as Wabash Ave. entrances to T.J.Maxx.

Chicago Homeless People-Herbert2b

Another place where you will often find Herbert, is sleeping in the bus shelter at State and Madison.

Chicago Homeless People-Herbert

Herbert refuses to accept most help, but he will take food if he's hungry. If you should happen to see him, be sure to offer him something to eat.

Other Information:

"The first step in housing homeless people is to engage them in the process."

Homeless Outreach and Engagement: The first step in housing homeless people is to engage them in the process.

Filed under: Chicago People

Leave a comment

  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Chuck Jines

    Chuck Jines is a freelance documentary street photographer, polemicist, philosopher, intellectual activist, and writer. He covers news events, social events, and shares his street photography of Chicago’s people, places, and things. Chuck’s work has also been published by prominent publications such as the BBC and The Daily Mail.

  • COPYRIGHT NOTICE

    All images Copyright Chuck Jines. It is a violation of Title 17, United States Code, to modify, enhance, or reproduce these images without the express consent of the copyright holder. Violators could be liable for statutory damages as high as $150,000 as set forth in Section 504(c)(2) therein.
  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News