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Contact Phone: (224) 345-7200 x8513

PADS – (Public Assistance to Deliver Shelter)

Journeys continues to house those experiencing homelessness in local hotels. St. James is providing dinner for the hotel guests twice per month during the winter months. If you would like more information, or to get involved, please email us at

If you are able to join us as a volunteer, please fill out this form and someone will be in contact with you soon.

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The PADS Emergency Shelter Program provides hospitality, food and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless. The Winter season of PADS runs between October 1 and April 30. The sites are staffed entirely by volunteers who prepare, supervise and clean sleeping accommodations as well as  prepare and serve dinner, breakfast and a sack lunch. Click here for other PADS sites