Meet Denise

Meet Denise

Denise first came to Goldie’s Place for employment services on July 16, 2013 through a referral from the Salvation Army. Denise had become homeless due to a history of drug and alcohol use. Although she had been clean for nine months and was provided with stable...

A Million Dollars Worth of Smiles

GOLDIE’S DENTAL CLINIC PROVIDES OVER $1.1 MILLION DOLLARS IN FREE DENTAL CARE! Goldie’s Place’s first dental clinic was opened in early 1997 by founding dentist Dr. Bill Bjork in a storefront on Chicago’s North Side with one dental chair...
2013 Goldie’s Place 5K is a Success!

2013 Goldie’s Place 5K is a Success!

The 2013 Goldie’s Place 5K was a success despite the cold weather. 100% of proceeds from this 5K Run/Walk support amazing support center for people who are homeless, Goldie’s Place. Thank you Alderman Pat O’Connor for your support! Click here to read the...
John’s New Job

John’s New Job

John H. came to Goldie’s Place Employment Program through a referral from The Salvation Army-Des Plaines. Unaware of what to expect, John stayed very quiet in the beginning. He had been through two programs similar to Goldie’s Place and received little to no help—not...