Together we can
end homelessness.

Offering emergency shelter to individuals experiencing homelessness to help develop a sustainable future by providing essential services.

Houseless doesn’t have to mean hopeless.

Get help.

Are you houseless or about to become homeless? PADS of Elgin is here to offer you the help you need and deserve.

Make a donation.

Your support helps make it possible for us to help those in need.

Current needs.

Help us fill the needs of our guests. View our current donation needs and wish lists.

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Our Community Impact Last Year


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“Most importantly, we feel safe—not just to eat and sleep, but to talk.”

“Everyone at PADS listens. We are heard—in a world where a lot of people shut us out.”

“When people arrive with all their dreams broken, PADS helps them to find hope again.”

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