Our Facilities

Through our programs we visit a large number of nursing homes, retirement communities, rehabilitation facilities, and libraries in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Pet-a-Pet

Through our Pet a Pet program, the Hinsdale Humane Society visits many nursing homes, retirement/assisted living communities, rehabilitation facilities and adult day care centers in the western suburbs. Our current facilities include:

READ

Through our READ , program, the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Delta/Pet Partner registered Pet Therapy teams volunteer at  libraries, schools, and many other settings as reading companions for children.

CARe

The Hinsdale Humane Society Pet Therapy Teams also include a group of Delta/Pet Partner registered teams that work specifically in Canine Assisted Rehabilitation.  These teams work with therapists to deliver structured therapy sessions with young children treated as out-patients.

  • AMITA Health - La Grange Rehab

CARe teams also make scheduled visits it inpatient units at three of AMITA Healthcare's hospital campuses:

  • AMITA Health - Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
  • AMITA Health - Adventist La Grange Hospital
  • AMITA Health - Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook

And with additional training, CARe teams may chose to work with AMITA St. Thomas Hospice by working with patients or interacting with bereavement groups.

Other Venues

Our Pet Therapy Teams our often requested for special sessions at a variety of venues for visits or planned activities.

  • Special Education classroom settings
  • School visits
  • Community organizations
  • Private sessions hosted at the PRRC, operated by Hinsdale Humane Society, upon request.