Comprehensive and coordinated services for families in which domestic violence exists without imposing any one solution.

No one deserves to be abused. Click here for a list of questions to help you determine if your relationship may be unhealthy.

Domestic violence can happen to anyone in any community. Click here to find ways you can learn more about this important issue and how it impacts people you come in contact with every day.

SSFS is always in need of helping hands and giving hearts. Click here to learn how you can donate or volunteer to build a safer community for all.


Be The Change Celebration

  Join South Suburban Family Shelter in celebrating change towards a violence free world! The night will bring domestic violence survivors, advocates and community members together to take action for change. Change is possible for everyone and everyone truly can... "Be the

October 1 @ 6:00 pm

Spotlight On: Science of Healing

Learn how the brain heals from trauma using art therapy, mindfulness and med

October 10 @ 6:00 pm

Serendipity for SSFS

Join Serendipity Yoga on Saturday, October 12 for class where 100% of ALL proceeds from ALL classes will be donated to SSFS! 7:30am Flow with Liz* 9:00am Hatha for Beginners with Liz* 10:30am Yoga for Kids (ages 2-5) with Liz* *Regular class packages & memberships will not apply. All classes will be donation based. Give as much or as little as y

October 12

Be the Change Painting Party

Come on out for a fun painting party while raising funds to help “Be the Change”! Because after all… “if the world never changed there would be no butterflies” Proceeds from each ticket purchased will directly support South Suburban Family Shelter’s mission to assist those impacted by domestic violence. Cost: $35 per person When: October 24th from 6:30-8:30pm Where: Bottle and Bottega Located at: 2009 Ridge Road, Homewood, IL 60430 Click here to r

October 24 @ 6:00 pm

Adopt A Family

South Suburban Family Shelter, Inc. is looking for individuals, families or businesses interested in participating in its annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program. Adopt-A-Family is designed to help victims of domestic violence and their children during the holiday season. The victims and their children who participate in Adopt-A-Family are experiencing financial hardship as a result of their family circumstances. They would likely have nothing for the holidays without the help of generous donors. Donors purchase and wrap gifts for their adopted family.

November 7