Each of these reports is available for PDF download below.
Picture above are residents practicing their while cane skills while on a guided tour of the 606 trail.
The agency provides housing to approximately 100 people per year
Nearly all of our residents have very low incomes
Half of our residents have lived at Friedman Place for at for at least 5 years
Residents are adults of all ages, most are over 50
About two-thirds of the residents are male and one-third female
A majority of residents are Caucasian, but other races and ethnicities are represented
All of our residents are legally blind
Most residents have up to six and a half significant chronic health issues and take on average 9 medications.
Employees & VOLUNTEERS
Friedman Place's 70 employees remain with the agency, providing a skilled and stable workforce
We are ethnically diverse
53% of our staff is trained in CPR & First Aid
Most of our employees are female
The agency benefited from the use of the services of over 128 volunteers in the last year.
Our employees span a wide age range
Staff receives ongoing and comprehensive training.
Board of Directors
Upcoming & Recent Events
Weaving Exhibition Reception
02:00 PM, 16 May, 2019
Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60659
Nina Frenkel Concert Series – April
02:00 PM, 13 April, 2019
Friedman Place 5527 N Maplewood Ave. Chicago, IL 60625
Weaving Exhibition at Budlong Woods Library
10:00 AM, 03 April, 2019
Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625
Weaving Exhibition District 20 Police Department
10:00 AM, 24 February, 2019
District 20 Chicago Police Department Gallery Space 5400 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60625
Nina Frenkel Concert Series December
02:00 PM, 07 December, 2018
5527 North Maplewood Ave Chicago, IL 60625
Nina Frenkel Commemorative Concert Series – November
02:00 PM, 17 November, 2018
5527 N Maplewood Ave Chicago, IL 60625
Celebrating the Arts at Friedman Place – Opening Night
05:30 PM, 16 October, 2018
5527 N. Maplewood Ave. Chicago, IL 60625