West Suburban PADS has been selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Chi-Town Jazz Fest, a multi-day event that raises money for hunger relief in the Chicago area.
"I have seen many awesome things that have inspired me and have saddened me, but the main thing that PADS has shown me is the resilience of the human spirit and how the clients can forge a new life."
The monthly legal clinic at St. John Lutheran Church provides shelter clients with much needed assistance.
As we turn the page on 2014, we want to express our gratitude for this community’s tremendous generosity and for enabling us to be there for those without a home this holiday season. It is on their behalf that we write this note of appreciation and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2015.
For the holidays, West Suburban PADS and the Proviso Township Mental Health Commission are working to help 65 formerly homeless individuals and families turn their new apartments from housing to home. A household items gift registry has been set up at Target to donate cleaning and household items online.
"My name is Bill Clark and, like you, I am a friend of PADS. I invite you to join in strengthening the good work being done by PADS, by all of us who are helping “to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability.”
It's an exciting time at West Suburban PADS, and much of it is due to all the new faces in our building. If you haven't had a chance to meet them yet, please visit our "people" page to see who they are.
Girl Scout Troop 40934 visited our Emergency Shelter and set up a "street store," for clients to pick out clothing the troop collected.