The emergency shelter program is still central to what PADS is about, but it may surprise readers to learn that only 10 percent of PADS' budget goes to supporting the overnight program. Most of the budget is dedicated to getting homeless people out of the shelter and into their own homes.
Supporters from all over west Cook County join in the celebration at West Suburban PADS' annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.
West Suburban PADS today announced the appointment of six new members to its Board of Directors and the retirement of six members.
WGN-TV shares a feel good story about the spirit of giving between Loyola University Medical residents and homeless men and women who turn to West Suburban PADS for help.
As the government's shutdown continues into a third week, Lynda Schueler, West Suburban PADS Executive Director, has a message for the Feds: What goes on upstream is magnified downstream.