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Shelter's Thrift Shop

622 S. Roselle Road

Schaumburg, IL

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24-Hour Referral Line

Shelter, Inc. is available to assist individuals and families in crisis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can reach our 24-Hour Referral Line at 847-255-8060.  If we aren’t able to provide assistance within our agency, we will be able to refer you to an agency that can assist you.



Whether is your time, talents, event sponsorship or financial contribution, we need your help!  Learn more about volunteer opportunities at events, in our Thrift Shop and more.  Or Donate today and help us to continue providing programs and services to children and adolescents in need.

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Donate Now

Your willingness to contribute will make the difference in lives of a child, as it will allow us to continue offering services and programs to children who are victims of abuse, neglect, are dependent or in need of supervision.  No donation is too small and your generosity will be greatly appreciated by the children and adolescents that rely on our services

Summary of Services

Recorded in 2014

Number of People Served


Days of Care Provided

27, 216

Hours of Service Provided


Volunteer Hours Donated


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Spears Cares Event

During the month of June, Spears Chicago held a month long event to support Shelter, Inc. When customers ordered from a special Shelter menu, $1 for every item was donated to Shelter. Raffle tickets were sold during the month and prizes included a Private Jet Ride to... read more

Barrington High School IT Program

Kids Helping Kids Many thanks to the students in Barrington High School’s IT Campaign for all their hard work in raising $10,041.91 to donate to Shelter.  This donation will go a long way in helping to support Shelter’s programs and services for abused and... read more

The Room Place

The Room Place, Schaumburg recently donated all new mattresses to the young men in our Transitional Living Program.  Many thanks to them for helping to make these young men feel more comfortable and more at home!   read more

When we first adopted our son, Shelter provided a counselor, we wouldn’t have made it without her…I believe in the staff, I know their hearts are in the right place, I know they are productive, that their services are necessary and that they are good stewards of our money.

Jim Dobbs

Foster Parent & Contributor, President of Woodfield Financial Advisors, Inc.