Core Partners

Ford Heights Community Service Organization
943 E. Lincoln Highway
Ford Heights, IL 60411

For forty-three years Ford Heights Community Service Organization (FHCSO) has provided emergency , supportive and educational services to individuals and families until they stabilize. Our mission is to streamline and expedite the process of connecting people with the services they need.

South Suburban PADS Public Action to Deliver Shelter
414 W. Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

South Suburban PADS is an inter-faith program providing shelter and supportive services to homeless persons. Our program is designed to provide shelter, food, and hospitality to those who need temporary assistance. Compassion, hospitality and dignity are key characteristics of the PADS program.

Together We Cope
17010 S. Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, Il 60477

Our mission is to bridge the gap for Southland residents in temporary crisis by providing food, shelter, clothing and referrals, empowering them to return to self-sufficiency.

Respond Now
1439 Emerald Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60412

Respond Now exists to provide hunger, health, and housing services for residents of the Chicago south suburbs who are in need while maintaining their dignity and affording respect. We do this by:

  • Helping people through their temporary emergencies with financial assistance.
  • Providing food to families and individuals in need.
  • Providing sound referrals and counseling for other needed services.