Rotating Shelter is Back

Sign up for the Volunteer Orientation!

BEDS Rotational Shelter is back. This program will be running during the coldest winter months: Monday, November 28 through Sunday, March 5. The program will welcome up to 40 pre-registered homeless individuals at each location.


The 7 different churches and days of the week are as follows:

Mondays: Trinity Lutheran Church, 9701 South Brandt, Oak Lawn

Tuesdays: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4955 W. 158th Street, Oak Forest

Wednesdays: Salem UCC, 9717 S. Kostner Avenue, Oak Lawn

Thursdays: First United Methodist Church, 100 West Cossitt, LaGrange

Fridays: Holy Guardian Angel, 4009 Prairie, Parish Center Brookfield

Saturdays: First United Methodist Church, 4300 Howard, Western Springs

Sundays: St. Louise de Marillac, 1112 Raymond, Colonnade Room,

La Grange Park

*Please note hours at St. Louise de Marillac are 7pm – 6am


Volunteer shifts are the following:
Shift 1 - 6:30pm-11pm
Shift 2 - 11pm-3am
Shift 3 - 3am-7am
Shift 4 - 5:30am-7:30am


We are also looking for Cook Team and Laundry Team participants.
Sign up for a volunteer orientation timeslot. Click HERE
Volunteer Application HERE
Liability Waiver HERE
Operations Manual HERE
Serving Food? Recommended training HERE
Help us Stock A Shelter. Checklist HERE
Spread the word to homeless individuals in Southwest Suburban Cook County. Download and print this flyer HERE
Questions? Email Flo Breitbarth at