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Review for Housing Forward, Maywood, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was a previous client of PADS when I was homeless. Everyone from PADS who I dealt with was very professional and treated me with respect at a time when I was feeling very helpless and hopeless. .I was explained the services available and the staff took the time to help me during this difficult time. I also found the staff and volunteers that I encountered while in the shelter very professional and friendly. Made my time in the shelter very bearable. I owe a deep bit of gratitude and thank to PADS and everyone associated with them. I have now been in my apartment and living independently, going on 5 years now. Now I volunteer some of my time to PADs and have for a few years now in various ways. I help at the shelter, I haved helped at the support center, I have been asked to speak at various functions, and do whatever I can to support this great organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Through my association with PADS, I went from homeless to be housed. Also, through my association with PADS by volunteering my time, I have seen others coem through the doors of PADS and get housed and off the streets.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I can't think of anything at this time

Role:  Volunteer & Help set up the shelter, serve dinner. I am on the shelter committee.