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Since it’s opening over 26 years ago, SSPADS has served more than 15,000 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.

 More than 26 years of Impact... Over 15,000 men, women and children have been served across all programs since 1990! 703 people were served by the end of the 2016 shelter season! 384 individuals and families were housed in the past year!

Emergency Overnight Shelter

South Suburban PADS

 

EARLY REGISTRATION

 

Thursday, September 21st

9am-3pm

Friday September 22nd 

9am-3pm

 

Last intake will be taken at 2:30pm

 

Location: 

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

 

Free flu shots will be administered on 

September 22nd from 9am-12pm (noon)

For Registered guests ONLY!

 

SSPADS Winter Emergency Shelter will open October 1 through April 30th

7pm to 7am 

 

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.

877-426-6515

 

If you are currently homeless and seeking emergency shelter or assistance to obtain a home, please visit our Chicago Heights or Chicago Ridge 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

708-332-7700

 

Housing and shelter intake screening is available on a reduced summer schedule at the Chicago Heights:

  • Mondays: 9am-noon and 1-5pm
  • Wednesdays: 9am-noon and 1-5pm
  • Fridays: 9am-11am

 

 

 

 

Emergency Assistance

 

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Our Locations

South Tier

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

708-332-7700

 

Wellness Center

4411 W. Gatling Blvd.

Country Club Hills, IL 60478

708-550-4411