Housing Forward - Maywood, IL

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1851 S 9th St
Maywood, IL 60513
: 708-338-1724
: http://www.housingforward.org/
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    2018-01-23 01:02:40
    I utilized services from PADS in Sterling, IL where I was harassed by a worker. I experienced an braised cornea and was told I needed to bring in information regarding my hospital visit , the Hospital name, and verification I was discharged. I brought in the information and was told the staff wanted the entire record. I requested to know which information exactly was needed, why the information was needed, for what purpose and why such information would need to be placed on any file without my consent. I was told by the staff worker Robert that I was to bring him my entire discharge summary record and he would review the HIPPA law protected information and ascertain which info would be necessary after his evaluation. I refused as it violates my rights, he is not a medical or health provider and his request was preposterous. A scratched cornea is not an issue of matter for a basic entry level homeless outreach worker. I was more than willing to bring information stating I was discharged with a scratched cornea and nothing further. Robert than accused me of playing 'word games' and said "You have 30 minutes or you can get out" when I asked him to write his request on paper he called the police on me. As there is no transportation from the shelter a resident of the shelter offered me a ride. It was apx 10 degrees outside and I had nowhere to go. Robert is a disgusting, arrogant, narcissistic human being and should be relieved of his duties.

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Description: The shelter opens at 7:30 p.m. and closes at 6:45 a.m.
Clients, please do not arrive before 7 p.m., and be prepared to present photo ID.

The PADS Shelter accommodates 43-70 individuals nightly, depending on location. A lottery system is used when there are more clients than beds available.

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Email shelter@housingforward.org or call 708.338.1724 ext. 228 (toll free 888.338.1744) for information.

1.Photo ID required. Individuals without an ID may stay one night and must report to the Support Center the following day.
2.The shelter is unable to serve unaccompanied youth (under 18) or registered sex offenders.

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