14th Annual Sing-Along Messiah

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Sing Along Messiah

The 14th annual Sing-Along Messiah will be held on Sunday, December 7th at First United Methodist Church of Oak Park. The event begins at 3:30 p.m., with all free-will donations benefiting West Suburban PADS.

"Rebranding West Suburban PADS" in the Wednesday Journal

Sunday, November 30th, 2014
Mandy Gawf

The fact that you can't tell a book by its cover has become a problem for West Suburban PADS.

"Three Oak Parkers Discover the Many Benefits of Community Service" in the Wednesday Journal

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Mandy Gawf

Gawf's experience at West Suburban PADS has not only built character but also moved her along on the career path.

Volunteers Needed for Point-in-Time Count

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Point in time count

Ending homelessness begins with knowing how many people need help. Volunteers are needed to assist with a point-in-time count on the night of Wednesday, January 28th.

Jeff's Story

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Jeff became homeless after a re-occurrence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which developed in Vietnam. After engaging with PADS & Hines VA, Jeff is now stable.

Where We Stand Today in Ending Veteran Homelessness

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

"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."

Acknowledging the Sacrifices of Those We Serve

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Veterans Day

Today, our case managers are delivering cards made by several generous volunteers to each veteran we serve, thanking them for their service to our country.

Suburban Cook County Selected to Join National Campaign to End Veteran Homelessness

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Zero: 2016

The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County announced yesterday that it has been selected, along with 66 other U.S. communities, to participate in Zero: 2016, a national campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness by December 2015.

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