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Family Shelter Service

This site is only available to Human Services students.

Organization Address:

Resale Shop: 246 E. Geneva Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187
Resale Shop: 1131 Fairview Ave. Westmont, IL 60559
Administrative Offices: 605 E. Roosevelt Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Peggy Radke

Phone Number:

(630) 221-8290

Email Address:

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Resale Shop: T, W, F, Sat 10 AM - 5 PM. Th 10 AM - 8 PM.
Administrative Assistant: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM

Description of Organization:

FSS provides shelter, counseling and legal services to the victims of domestic violence.

Description of Service Learner Role:

There are three different positions available to service learners:

  1. Assist with resale shop.
  2. Provide childcare to both English and Spanish speaking students.
  3. Assist with clerical tasks

Organization Requirements:

Must sign a client confidentiality form. Required minimum of two hours/week.

Number of Placements Available:

1-6 resale and 1-2 administrative.


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.