PADS Lake County
1800 Grand Ave.
Waukegan, Illinois 60085

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 Deputy Executive Director 123
Stephen Love Community Partnership Coordinator 127
Suzanne Christensen Director of Administration 100
Stephanie Boyd
Administrative Assistant
Melvin Ford Director of Supportive Services
Sandy Stephens Director of Shelters & Safe Haven
Thomas Plaga Social Worker  
Adriana Lay Intake Coordinator  
Christen White
Family Center Program Manager
Louis Richardson Client Service Aide Supervisor  
Daisy Felix Healthcare Advocate  
Bill Follins
Client Advocate
Lauren Smith Case Manager  
Diana Spathis
Case Manager
Barbara McCarty
Client Advocate
Stephanie Boyd Administrative Assistant  
Front Desk (general inquiries) 101