Since it’s opening over 27 years ago, SSPADS (South Suburban Public Action to Deliver Shelter) has served more than 17,000 men, women and children and provided more than 500,000 shelter nights. Many of those same congregations are still our partners today.  In addition to emergency shelter, SSPADS provides permanent supportive housing units, of which 77 are located in our Country Club Hills Wellness Center, constructed in 2012.


- The Hub


 More than 27 years of Impact... Over 17,000 men, women and children have been served across all programs since 1990! 822 people were served by the end of the 2017 shelter season! 384 individuals and families were housed in the past year!

If you currently live in a house or apartment,

and are seeking emergency assistance to

preserve your current home, please call the

Homeless Prevention Hotline.



If you are currently homeless and seeking emergency shelter or assistance to obtain a home, please visit our Chicago Heights office to complete the housing intake process.


South Suburban PADS

Chicago Heights Housing and Shelter Support Office

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411



Emergency Assistance




Please join us for an evening of networking and inspiration! Meet your community partners, businesses, faith community, and individuals with a strong drive to create opportunities for all, and a mission to serve the most vulnerable in the community. Thank you for the impact you make in the lives of people in the community. We appreciate your support and hope to see you at the event!


Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Time: 4pm-7pm


Location: Flossmoor Community House


                847 Hutchison Road,


                Flossmoor, IL 60422


 Event Sponsors:


Republic Bank of Chicago --Presenting Sponsor


MB Financial Bank--Vision Level Sponsor


Mission Level Sponsors


National Equity Fund (NEF)


Ald. Vincent Lockett (City of Country Club Hills)Harley Ellis Devereaux


Amy Wiegert and Doug Kenshol


Joseph Heskett


Marda Cotton-Ramey


Mercy Housing Management Group


Stanley P. and Valerie T. King


The Horton Group, Inc.


Victory Apostolic Church


Gyata Kimmons




They are joined by several other sponsors and individuals at the Support Level. Please visit our Facebook page @sspads.org for a complete list of sponsors at the $500 support level and above.




Thank You!


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Our Locations

Registration and Services

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411


Wellness Center

4411 W. Gatling Blvd.

Country Club Hills, IL 60478