Contact Us

You can reach PADS by calling 847.689.4357.

To reach a staff member by telephone, please dial our main number and enter an extension when prompted.

General inquiries can also be sent via email to

Name Title Extension
Joel Williams Executive Director 122
Meghan Powell-Filler, LCPC Deputy Executive Director 123
Christen White Community Partnership Coordinator 127
Suzanne Christensen Director of Finance & Administration 100
Melvin Ford Director of Supportive Services 114
Sandy Stephens Director of Shelter 124
Christine Jabeneau, LCPC Program Manager  
Thomas Plaga, LCSW Social Worker  
Lori Lewis, APN Advanced Practice Nurse  
Lauren Smith, LSW
Intake Coordinator
Louis Richardson Client Service Aide Supervisor  
Stephanie Boyd
Program Assistant
Sara Hollis, LPC Case Manager  
Bill Follins Case Manager  
Barbara McCarty Case Manager  
Kareema Abdallah Family Center Case Manager
Latisha Banks
Prevention & Diversion Case Manager
Daisy Felix
Healthcare Case Manager  
General Inquiries