Become a Board Member at South Suburban PADS!


We are currently seeking enthusiastic and passionate individuals who can...


  • Serve the organization and see it develop and grow.
  • Believe in the importance and values of the organization.
  • Endorse the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Care passionately about the work of the organization and commit time, energy, and expertise needed to ensure the future of the organization.


If you are interested in joining the South Suburban PADS Board of Directors, please contact Doug Kenshol at or call (708) 550-4411 ext. 100.

South Suburban PADS (SSPADS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1990 in response to the growing number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in the "Southland" region. We are one of the leading providers of emergency overnight shelter, permanent supportive housing, and supportive services.


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 SSPADS has served over 17,000 men, women and children; and 422,780 shelter nights have been provided. Many of those same congregations are still are 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.




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Our Locations

South Tier

414 W. Lincoln Highway

Chicago Heights, IL 60411


Wellness Center

4411 W. Gatling Blvd.

Country Club Hills, IL 60478