Most local shelter service providers list items they need, fundraisers, volunteer opportunities and how to give money. Here are several of the bigger suburban agencies:
Northwest suburban Cook County
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Journeys the Road Home, (847) 963-9163, journeystheroadhome.org.
Catholic Charities North/Northwest Suburban Program, (847) 376-2112, catholiccharities.net.
DuPage PADS, (630) 682-3846 dupagepads.org.
Lake County PADS, (847) 689-4357, padslakecounty.org.
Lake County Haven, (847) 680-1703, lakecountyhaven.org.
PADS of Elgin, (847) 608-9744, padsofelgin.org.
Lazarus House, (630) 587-2144, lazarushouseonline.com.
Hesed House, (630) 897-2156, hesedhouse.org.
McHenry County PADS, (815) 338-7983, pioneercenter.org.
Home of the Sparrow, (815) 271-5444, h-o-s.org.