You are an important part of our mission.

With your support, we can build a community that is free of abuse and safe for all.

Memorials & Tribute Gifts – Honor or remember someone special by making a gift in their name. We will send a card announcing your tribute to the person you designate.

Membership – Become a Sustaining Partner by pledging a monthly donation to SSFS. If you would like to set up a monthly donation. Please visit our monthly donation page. Click here

Create a Legacy – By remembering SSFS with a bequest in your will or living trust, you ensure that we are able to help those impacted by domestic violence for years to come. To create your legacy please contact Jennifer Gabrenya at 708-794-2140 ext. 332.

What Can I Donate?

Recycle your used cell phone

South Suburban Family Shelter continues to collect used cell phones, which are recycled and refurbished. For each phone collected, South Suburban Family Shelter is paid based on number and viability of the phones we collect. You can drop off your old phones at our office located at 18137 Harwood Avenue, Homewood.

Give when you shop at Amazon

Visit and select South Suburban Family Shelter as your charitable organization to support.

Wish List

We always need gift cards for gas stations, grocery stores, fast food restaurants, discount department stores. Other items we usually could use include: non-perishable, healthy food, women’s and children’s new sweat suits, packages of socks, cleaning supplies, paper products, school supplies, diapers, formula, winter hats, scarves, gloves (all sizes).

Click here to view a list of the most needed items – Wish List