Shelter, Inc is:
- Accredited by the Council on Accreditation
- Accredited by Healthy Families America
- Licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services
- Licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
- A non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation
- Governed by a Board of Directors
- Supported by funds from Elk Grove, Hanover, Palatine, Schaumburg, Vernon and Wheeling Townships: United Way, municipalities, corporations, foundations, private donations, and the Illinois Department of Human Services.