Illinois Valley Public Action to Deliver Shelter

Shelter details

  • Added Oct 9, 2018 | Last Update May 26, 2022
  • 1120 Canal Steet
       Ottawa, IL 61350
       Open in Google Maps
  • (815) 433-1292

Mission Statement

"Illinois Valley PADS exists to provide shelter, food, and services to people in need. "
- Source: Illinois Valley Public Action to Deliver Shelter website


The shelter is open from September 1st until May 31st of each year.

Their hours of operation are from 5:00 pm until 9:00 am daily.   

They serve homeless individuals who are at least 18 years of age and they also serve families.

They are not established to house anyone who is a sex offender.   

They offer a secure place to stay each night and up to three meals each day.

Furthermore, they provide additional services including:

  • Case management
  • Assessments
  • Service plans
  • Educational opportunities
  • Support group services
  • Referrals
  • Personal items such as toiletries, clothing, medicine and other necessities are distributed as they are needed also

Question & Answers (5)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
  3. Do they allow Pets at this shelter?
  4. How old do you have to be to stay here?
  5. How long can you stay at this shelter?

Comments (1)

  1. avatar
    Wadellpayton says

    I am homeless and needs a place to stay.

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