McCaleb: New Pioneer Center facility would help in cold

This week’s dangerously cold temperatures offer an important educational opportunity regarding a human services gap in McHenry County that, with support from the community, easily can be filled. While none of us enjoyed the bitter cold temperatures in the negative … Continued

Pioneer Center CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENTS for January 30-31

Wednesday, January 30 All Pioneer Center Programs and Facilities will be CLOSED *McHenry County PADS and all residential services will operate as normal*     Thursday, January 31 All Developmental Disability Day Programs will be CLOSED *Other programs, facilities, McHenry … Continued

Helping the Homeless with Emergency Shelters

For 30 years, McHenry County PADS along with the generous assistance from church partner sites and volunteers has been able to provide year-long emergency shelter for those experiencing homelessness throughout McHenry County. With the ability to sleep up to 34 people each … Continued