Adopt-A-Bed This Holiday Season

McHenry County PADS, a division of Pioneer Center for Human Services provides the only year-round emergency day and overnight shelter in the county open to anyone experiencing homelessness. Through these services, basic needs are met through shelter, food, transportation and linkage to resources necessary to secure housing. “The people we serve are important and their…

Pioneer Center for Human Services is recognized as a 30 Year Crystal Lake Chamber Member

Pioneer Center for Human Services was recognized as a 30 Year Crystal Lake Chamber Member. This organization engages people of all abilities through innovative, effective, compassionate services.Pictured are: Chamber Ambassador Tad Walters; Frank Samuel- Co-CEO; Sam Tenuto- Co-CEO; Erin Bumfield Grima- Directed of Behavioral Health; DJ Newport- Director of Developmental Disabilities; Crystal Lake Chamber president…

Strengthening the Workforce

  Businesses looking for reliable, committed and hardworking employees in McHenry County have turned to Pioneer Center for years. First hand, these businesses have experienced the positive benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities that studies have shown. An important partnership between Pioneer and area businesses has resulted in numerous successful hires and a stronger community.…

Letter: Homeless services in McHenry County

Letter: Homeless services in McHenry County Northwest Herald June 28, 2018   To the Editor: I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our neighbors throughout McHenry County for their ongoing support of Pioneer Center’s homeless services through our McHenry County PADS program. PADS is the county’s only day center and…