The Empty Bowls Community Dinner, benefiting West Suburban PADS, will take place on Friday, March 6th from 6 pm to 8 pm at OPRF High School.
Night owls are needed to volunteer for the overnight shift in the Emergency Shelter.
The monthly legal clinic at St. John Lutheran Church provides shelter clients with much needed assistance.
The Proviso Township Mental Health Commission, one of our program partners, is coordinating a "House-to-Home" kit holiday drive for clients who are moving into housing.
"On this Veterans Day, it’s a good time to take a moment to consider how far we have come and how far we still have to go in our efforts to end veteran homelessness."
National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 15-23, is a great opportunity to build awareness among your friends and neighbors about the needs of the homeless members of our community.
Of the 272 individuals who were provided with case management during the first year of the Shelter Diversion program, only 19 ended up spending time in the Emergency Shelter.
The Community Nurse Health Association in LaGrange receives grant funding which allows them to provide dental care to PADS’ clients free of charge, satisfying one of the top three unmet needs for homeless individuals.
We transitioned so many people into our Open Door Housing program in the 10 months since we launched it, we anticipate reaching capacity (83 people in 65 apartments) by the end of next year - a full six months ahead of plan.