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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…






First Midwest  Bank, who recently acquired Great Lakes Bank presented SSPADS with a $1,500 check from their CRA funds. First Midwest is increasing its presence...

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...







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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