LZ Compassionate Community's own Betty Birner and Paul Virgilio were interviewed by Dan Weissman, Reporter for WBEZ Chicago Public Media 91.5 FM. The radio segment includes an audio clip of Paul's response challenging the notion that the PADS facility would have a negative impact on property values: "If we come across as a community that … Continue reading LZCC on WBEZ!

Daily Herald interviews LZ Compassionate Community

Some Lake Zurich-area residents have formed a group that supports placing homeless people with mental illness in a vacant building just outside the village, a proposal that has faced long-organized opposition. Two LZ Compassionate Community members introduced themselves Thursday to officials at a meeting of the Lake County Housing Authority, which owns the 14-unit Midlothian … Continue reading Daily Herald interviews LZ Compassionate Community

Mental Illness Policy Org.

"No vision haunts America’s conscience more than the sight of the street people… The irrationality and anguish that grip so many of these individuals leap out during any encounter, whether in Washington or Albuquerque." ---Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) Read more in this article on the mentally ill and homeless from the Mental Illness Policy Org … Continue reading Mental Illness Policy Org.

PADS (Providing Advocacy, Dignity & Shelter) Lake County

PADS Lake County offers a comprehensive approach to combating homelessness with the compassion and respect we all deserve. Since 1972, PADS has faithfully provided immediate, critical services to the neediest among us – individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness in Lake County. PADS is the first point of contact and the ONLY emergency shelter … Continue reading PADS (Providing Advocacy, Dignity & Shelter) Lake County