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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!

SSPADS Summer Emergency Shelter

VOLUNTEERS & MEAL TEAMS NEEDED!!!

 

Do you know where you will sleep tonight?

 

As little as 4 hours of your time each month can help individuals and families experiencing homelessness

have a sense of security for one night!

 

SSPADS Summer Emergency Shelters are:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

May 15, 2017 through September 27, 2017

7 pm – 7 am

at

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH

4955 158th Street

Oak Forest, IL 60452

 

Volunteers are needed for the following

Summer Emergency Shelter shifts:

1st Shift - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

2nd Shift - 10:45pm to 3:00am

3rd Shift - 2:45am to 7:00am

 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Without volunteers, there are no shelters!

 

For more information,

ASK FOR TROY.

708-332-7700 ext. 131

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

 

South Suburban PADS

Oak Lawn/Chicago Ridge Housing and Shelter Support Office

10037 Ridgeland Avenue

Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

708-233-1221

 

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

  • Tuesdays: 9am-noon and 1-5pm
  • Thursdays: 9am-noon and 1-5pm

 

 

Emergency Assistance

 

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Our Locations

South Tier

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

708-332-7700

North Tier

10037 S. Ridgeland

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

708-233-1221

Wellness Center

4411 W. Gatling Blvd.

Country Club Hills, IL 60478

708-550-4411