The Jasmine Alexander Housing Building
The Jasmine Alexander Housing Building, located in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, will begin serving community members in December of 2023. The building will offer a temporary supportive residential program (6 units containing 15 beds) that will house community members for a period between 12 and 18 months, a workforce development program, a financial literacy program, an onsite pantry, and onsite Dignity services (haircuts, beauticians, etc) for building residents.
Current Housing Services Offered
While developing our housing program, BSA will offer emergency housing relief services for LGBTQ+ individuals while prioritizing BIPOC TGNC individuals. If you need housing resources and assistance or have any questions or concerns, please contact our Senior Director of Programs, Dr. Mario Pierce.
Lucy stated, “I defy any doctor in the world to prove that I am not a woman. I have lived, dressed, acted just like what I am, a woman.”
“A reported 41% of Black Transgender people say they have experienced some form of homelessness at some point in their lives” – National LGBT Taskforce, 2021