The Barnabas Project began serving the needy of the Chicago in 1988 with housing and support for homeless and abused families. Today its ministries include:

  • Cornerstone Community Outreach - In the Uptown neighborhood, support for homeless and abused women and families -- CCO offers shelters for individuals and families and other neighborhood services
  • Edgewater Lighthouse - Ministering to the chronically mentally disabled in the Edgewater neighborhood
  • Leslie's Place - On the west side, this is the only housing, support, and education in Chicago for women just released from prison which keeps mothers and children together
  • Safe Families - A volunteer movement that connects the children of parents in distress with host families who offer their homes and support for vulnerable children
  • Young Men's Educational Network - Aiding the youth of the Lawndale neighborhood

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You can now contribute to the ministries of The Barnabas Project online.  Click on the image to the left to use the secure website of Network for Good, a non-profit service or select the button on the right to use PayPal.  Both services accept credit card payments.


For more information about these people-focused ministries, write the Barnabas Project at
PO Box 95,  Medinah, IL 60157 or send an e-mail to