CSS Community Support Services

Volunteers are needed for the April 20 event, please consider sharing your time!

CSS is a private, nonprofit agency that initiates, provides and promotes services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families, within their communities, in order to strengthen their independence, self-esteem, and ability to participate in and contribute to community life.



Aging Care Connections

The mission of Aging Care Connections is to enrich the quality of life in our community by providing older adults and their families with guidance and support that enhances the ability to age well. Please click here for information regarding volunteer opportunities, and we invite you to learn more by viewing our Mission Brochure.


October 1st marks BEDSPlus 30th year of emergency overnight shelter program. There are many opportunities to get involved in the program. They accept individuals, families, groups, and kids into their volunteer ranks, and have up to 3 shelters running every night through the middle of May. Please click here if you are interested in volunteering.

If you are interested in organizing a “Stock a Shelter” drive, click here. For more information, contact Erin Molek at

Interfaith Community Partners

Interfaith Community Partners is a non-profit organization that works together with volunteers to provide rides to older adults and individuals with disabilities in the Lyons, Proviso, and Riverside Townships.

Over 100 volunteers provide escorted transportation to medical appointments, therapies, and life-enhancing errands such as the grocery store, bank, and church. We also take our clients with disabilities to their places of employment. There is no cost to our clients, and we rely solely on private donations, grants, special events, and church support for funding. And we need you! Please consider becoming a Volunteer driver – we will work around your busy life. Contact us at 708-354-9328 for an information packet, visit our website, and like us on Facebook.

Petal Pusher volunteers needed! They are looking for volunteers to arrange donated flowers and deliver them to our older adult clients on the first Thursday of the month. Call the office (708-354-9328) for info or to volunteer!

Did you know that 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime? You can help. Attend this 40-hour training on domestic violence crisis intervention. The training will prepare you for possible volunteer opportunities, such as assisting with our 24-hour hotline, providing crisis intervention, providing presentations to our children’s group, or assisting with day-to-day tasks at Constance Morris House, Pillars’ domestic violence shelter.

Training Dates: Monday, January 8, 2018, 9 am-4 pm; then Mondays and Wednesdays, January 10-January 31, 10 am-4 pm

Cost: Training is FREE with a 6-month volunteer commitment (and free for current Pillars employees/sexual assault volunteers); cost is $250 without volunteer commitment (to cover training materials)

For more information: Register online at or call 708.995.3649 or 708.995.3805.