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Hagar's House is an organization under the First Grace Community Alliance (FGCA) umbrella. The mission of Hagar’s House is to serve as a sanctuary for women and children by providing an open and empowering residential community, resource coordination and a safe space to transition into sustainable housing.

What you do

Gardening, house errands, remote research, childcare, basic shift tasks, basic resource coordination for residents.

What you learn

Loyola service learning students will learn about house residents and their stories.  You will also learn skills for coordinating a non-profit agency and supporting families struggling with housing insecurity.

  • People who are homeless or in transitional housing situations
  • Adults
  • Preschool children
  • Elementary school children (K-5th)
  • Immigrants/non-English speakers
  • Other staff members
Preservice Requirements

Students must attend orientation.
Students must also show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Days and Times

Monday – Friday, 12pm – 7pm
Saturday, 9am - 2pm

Contact Information

Ashley Bustos
Volunteer and Partner Coordinator

Location Address
3401 Canal Street

Directions ETA

Biking • ~25 min
Public Transit • ~45 min
Driving • ~15 min

Off-street parking and parking lot are available.