Carl Wolf has been the Executive Director of Respond Now since June 2006. During that time, he has expanded the agency to include SNAP Outreach, a Permanent Supportive Housing program, Rapid Re-Housing, and Housing Counseling services, as well as maintaining its Homelessness Prevention and Food Pantry work. He has worked in social services since 1998. His experience includes working with migrant farmworkers in job training and education services. He has also worked in job training programs in Gary, IN. Carl received his Masters in Social Work from IU Northwest in 2005, and his board experience includes previous service as chair of the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County, as well as current membership on the boards of Sojourner Truth House in Gary, IN and the First Unitarian Church of Hobart, IN. Carl lives in Hammond, IN with his wife of 20 years and 2 teenage children.
Follow Us on Twitter
No amount of lead exposure is okay. We're glad to have successfully updated IL rules requiring action when a child tests for elevated blood lead levels—and to have secured a $6M increase in funding to help with intervention!—but there is a lot more work to be done. @emilyabenfer twitter.com/monicaen…
What do organizations serving Immigrant communities need to know about the Public Charge Rule? Join us & @shrivercenter & Protecting Immigrant Families IL on December 10 for a webinar to learn about the Rule & what's happening now: register.gotowebinar… #protectfamilies pic.twitter.com/SCTI…
78 communities & 3 states have ended veteran homelessness since 2014—learn more about the evidence behind successful programs, the unique challenges faced by veterans from different eras of service, and lessons for policymakers & practitioners: bit.ly/2CoLQSI
According to the @DeptVetAffairs, veteran homelessness has decreased by 46% since 2010—but there’s still a lot of work to be done. Learn about three successful programs addressing veteran homelessness: bit.ly/36PNZVp
There are an estimated 800 homeless veterans in Illinois. This Veterans Day, let’s recognize @LakeCoHomeless for successfully ending veteran homelessness & addressing the needs of every veteran experiencing homelessness in Lake County. #MemberMonday bit.ly/2p5Z0Ba