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Clear the Shelters: List of Chicago-Area Participating Shelters Near You

Clear the Shelter runs from Aug. 23 through Sept. 19

Looking for a Chicago-area animal shelter participating in the Clear the Shelters pet adoption event? We've got you covered.

NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago teamed up with Clear the Shelters to help find loving homes for animals in need. 

From Aug. 23 through Sept. 19, people looking to adopt a furry friend can visit participating shelters. Saturday, Sept. 18, marks the event's in-person finale at shelters across the Chicago area and in northwest Indiana.

Here is a list of the participating shelters: 

4 Paws 4 U 4 Ever
29W150 Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, 60185
(630) 293-8772

Animal Care League
1011 Garfield, Oak Park, 60304
(708) 848-8155

Chicago Animal Care and Control
2741 S. Western Ave., Chicago, 60608
(312) 747-1406

Effingham County Humane Society
12073 N 1000th Rd., Effingham, 62401
(217) 536-9001

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (FCACC)
2741 S. Western Ave., Chicago, 60654
(773) 743-9000

Grafelman Farms Rescue
3434 Court Street, Pekin, 61554
(312) 379-9414

Heartland Animal Shelter
2975 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, 60062
(847) 296-6400

Help Save Pets
1280 Rt. 34, Oswego, 60543
(630) 499-8820

Hinsdale Humane Society
21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, 60521
(630) 323-5630

Humane Indiana of Munster, IN
421 45th St., Munster, IN, 46321
(219) 922-3811

Humane Society of Elkhart County
54687 County Road 19, Bristol, 46507
(574) 848-4225

Humane Society of Hobart
2054 E. State Road 130, Hobart, IN, 46432
(219) 942-0103

Kitties for Keeps Rescue
P.O. Box 973, Lansing, 60438
(708) 887-8337

McHenry County Animal Control and Adoption Center
100 North Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, 60014
(815) 459-6222

Midwest Greyhound Adoption, Inc.
433 Bliss Road, Sugar Grove, 60554
(630) 466-4022

Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter
2200 Riverwoods Rd., Deerfield, 60015
(847) 945-0235

Paws and Claws Chicago Rescue
1114 Judson Ave, Evanston, 60202
(773) 402-9838

PAWS Chicago
1997 N. Clybourn, Chicago, 60614
(773) 328-2230

Peoria County Animal Protection Services
2600 NE Perry Ave, Peoria, IL. 61603
(309) 672-2440

Rover Rescue
Geneva PetSmart, 1512 S Randall Rd, Geneva
(630) 232-6467

South Suburban Humane Society
1103 West End Ave., Chicago Heights, 60411
(708) 755-7387

Spay and Stay
3060 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, 60087
(224) 875-5667

St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines
525 W. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, 60187
(847) 773-7639

The Anti-Cruelty Society
510 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, 60654
(312) 735-0300

Treasured Friends Animal Rescue
711 US Hwy 41, Schererville, IN 46375
(219) 381-8562

Tree House Humane Society
7225 N. Western Ave, Chicago, 60645
(773) 262-4000

Winnebago County Animal Services

4517 N. Main St., Rockford, 61103

(815) 319-4127

Wright Way Rescue
5915 Lincoln Avenue, Morton Grove, 60053
(847)728-5434

Pets in your area can also be found through the free WeRescue mobile app. The app features a custom-designed CTA tab and filter which allows adopters to quickly find available animals in participating shelters.

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