Homeless Assistance

Willow Creek partners with JOURNEYS to provide emergency shelter for local residents who are homeless through the PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) program. Willow is part of a network of 19 faith-based PADS shelters in northwest suburban Cook County.

  • Overnight shelter is available for men, women, and families.
  • You will receive a hot dinner, breakfast, and sack lunch.
  • Mattresses, pillows, and blankets are provided.
  • Shower and laundry facilities are also available at Willow Creek.


Before coming to PADS for the first time, you must complete a registration process by calling (847) 963-9163 and meet with a PADS representative.