PADS Lake County, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, and comprehensive resources to families with children and individuals experiencing homelessness in Lake County, Illinois.


Providing Advocacy, Dignity, and Shelter, PADS Lake County offers a comprehensive approach to combatting homelessness with the compassion and respect we all deserve.

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“It is not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Teresa

Your generosity is vital to our sustainability and the continued growth we need to meet the increasing demand for our services.

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PADS is proud to partner with a number of corporations, foundations, schools, religious institutions and community organizations in our efforts to provide all of Lake County’s homeless with a path to stable, permanent housing and independence.

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