Dupage PADS Overnight Housing Assistance Program
Interim (Overnight) Housing Program
The Interim Overnight Housing Program offers families and individuals a safe environment. The spirit of hospitality is a priority, as well as respect for each person. Volunteers assist staff in providing dinner, breakfast, and a bag lunch; sleeping space; and support activities.
DuPagePads case managers work to engage individuals to move from crisis to self-sufficiency, including providing parenting, self-esteem and other groups/workshops and opportunities for education and employment services. Thirty sites throughout DuPage County provide shelter 365 nights a year on a seasonal basis with support from congregational and community volunteers.
Interim (Overnight) Housing Sites are open 365 days a year and located throughout Northern, Central and Southern parts of DuPage County
Interim Housing Sites are at a different location each night with support from volunteers
Families can arrive at 5:30pm and doors open at 6:00pm at designated sites. Individuals can arrive at 6:30pm and doors open at 7:00pm. All Interim Housing sites close nightly at 9:30pm.
Most locations can by reached by public transportation
Professional staff will register people who are new to the program each night
Family friendly sites are available from October through April in the Southern part of DuPage County
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Meals (dinner, breakfast and bag lunch)
Sleeping arrangements (pad, pillow and bedding)
Laundry (at limited locations)
Showers (at limited locations)
Hair cuts (at limited locations)
On site medical services at selected sites (October through April)