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SSPADS offers a continuum of housing options including our emergency shelter network.

We partner with our dedicated Faith Community to provide safe warm shelters and support for individuals and families. For a list of current shelter sites, click here >

SSPADS has a number of ways you can help us continue to provide housing and supportive services. We are now accepting sponsorships for our Annual Gala - May, 1st, here for the packet >  Follow us on Twitter #HeartsforHomes

We have plenty of volunteer opportunities available from helping to operate our emergency shelters to working on our annual gala committee! We are delighted to customize opportunities for you as well…





SSPADS and First Midwest Bank held an end of the summer networking event, "Community Connections" at the First Midwest Branch on Dixie Highway in Chicago...

My Sisters' Keeper

Fashion Show Fundraiser

My Sisters' Keeper's Fashion Show Fundraiser was a huge success! In attendance were Commissioner Deborah Sims,

Mayor Reinbold of Richton Park,

Mayor Tyrone Ward of ...

Congresswoman Kelly

at Wellness Center

The Country Club Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly meeting at the Country Club Hills Wellness Center,  August 12th. Congresswoman Kelly shared information about...



  South Suburban PADS

  414 W. Lincoln Highway

  Chicago Heights, IL 60411








               Mr. & Mrs. Care About Veterans

               2014 Lest We Forget Street

               City of Support, USA 12345





Open (click) here to find

out how you can help

us support Veterans Day

November 11, 2014










It's not too early to:
Save the Date for our 25th Anniversary Gala "Hearts for Homes"
May 1st, 2015


From humble beginnings, to a leader in the “southland” region, SSPADS is on the move, transforming lives, building community, and changing systems.








Since it’s opening nearly 24 years ago, SSPADS has served 14,229 men, women and children; and 422,780 shelter nights have been provided. Many of those same congregations are still are partners today (30 in fact). In addition to emergency shelter SSPADS provides  permanent supportive housing units, of which 77 are located in our SSPADS’ owned Country Club Hills Wellness Center, an on-site health care program, employment services, intensive case management and food program.


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Our Locations

South Tier

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411


North Tier

10037 S. Ridgeland

Oak Lawn, IL 60453


Wellness Center

4411 W. Gatling Blvd.

Country Club Hills, IL 60478