The South Suburban Council is about to open the doors of its brand new Recovery Home right here on our East Hazel Crest campus. A much needed addition for the communities we serve in the Greater Cook County and collar counties and Northwest Indiana. With this grand opening comes the need for in kind donations to help support our residents. The Council is kindly asking for and greatly appreciates the following donations. Thank You in advance for supporting our cause for the past 53 years. All donations can be dropped off at door “D” or Central Intake, ask for Lori Dill.

Donations – Accepted to support our patients, residents and community especially for our new recovery home.

  • Clothing: both male and female, especially mens adult
  • Kitchenware such as dishes, glassware, silverware, baskets, and any kitchen utilities, etc
  • Plastics and paper ware: plastics – forks, spoons, knives, etc. paper – plates, cups, etc.
  • Personal hygiene products such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, etc.
  • Personal care items such as towels, pillows, sheets, comforters, blankets, etc
  • Cleaning products such as dish soap, glass and furniture cleaner, and any and all cleaning products
  • Paper products such as paper towels, toilet paper, etc
  • Furniture and home decor
  • Non perishable food items
  • School and office supplies
  • Personal protective equipment, first aid kits, etc. – safety is always number one
  • Books, bikes, games, gift cards, etc. – entertainment for our patients and residents
  • Donations that can be auctioned off to raise funds, especially for our annual fundraising banquet
  • Recovery supported materials such as big books, 12 and 12’s, etc

In Kind Donations

Recovery Home

The South Suburban Council also greatly appreciates and accepts monetary donations: PayPal

Contact Us:

    We are The South Suburban Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to alcoholism, substance use and mental health treatment and recovery. The mission of The South Suburban Council is to deliver a continuum of treatment and recovery support services to residents of the greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana areas and those surrounding communities particularly to those who are financially disadvantaged. Licensed by the Illinois Department of Human services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and recovery and Division of Mental Health and certified for Medicaid reimbursement. The South Suburban Council is accredited by The Joint Commission. The South Suburban Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, age, mental or physical handicap, marital status, HIV status, sexual orientation, transgender status, parental status or political affiliation. The South Suburban Council is handicap accessible and does not deny access to service because of a proven inability to pay.

    Prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover.

    A Mission To Serve

    Call The South Suburban Council – 708.647.3333 or visit us at

    The South Suburban Council on Google:

    Pin It on Pinterest

    Share This