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“No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back.”

-Sheryl Swoopes

  • Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care

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    RAINBOW HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
    1550 Bishop Ct., Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    Link to website
    info@RainbowHospice.org
    (847) 685-9900
    Agency Name: RAINBOW HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care provides comfort and dignity for individuals at the end of their lives – just as it has done for thousands of patients over the past 30 years. Our organization extends that comfort to support bereaved loved ones of Rainbow Hospice patients and others in the Read more [...]

  • Real Estate Agency

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    DREAMTOWN LGBT
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    Todd Szwajkowski
    (312) 423-9124
    Agency Name: DREAMTOWN LGBT
    Contact Name: Todd Szwajkowski

    Dream Town’s definition of family has always been inclusive … driven by a heartfelt respect for all our clients and real estate consultants. As Illinois’ historic new Marriage Equality laws take effect in June 2014 —and Chicago’s LGBT buyers & sellers begin to form their new families — we know Read more [...]

  • Recovery Home

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    STEP TWO NORTH
    4249 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
    Link to website
    info@steptwonorth.org
    (773) 539-5176
    Agency Name: STEP TWO NORTH
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Step Two North is a sober living home in Chicago, Illinois, just south of the intersection of Montrose and Western Avenues. Its short-term goal for its residents is a foundation for recovery, and its long-term goals include education and career success. Step Two North provides a place to live while Read more [...]

  • Ryan White Part D Program for HIV+ Women, Transwomen, Infants, Children and Youth

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    HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    Mary Brewster
    maryb@howardbrown.org
    773-388-8869
    Agency Name: HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: Mary Brewster

    The Ryan White Part D Program is a long running, program of Howard Brown Health Center, which serves HIV+ adult women, transgender women, children, infants and adolescents (ages 13 -24). Participants work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of medical and mental health providers, as well as HIV medical case managers. Read more [...]

  • Scattered-Site Housing

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    CHICAGO HOUSE
    1925 N. Clybourn St., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60614
    Link to website
    Gabriela Zapata-Alma
    info@chicagohouse.org
    (773) 248-5200 ext. 335
    Agency Name: CHICAGO HOUSE
    Contact Name: Gabriela Zapata-Alma

    Chicago House operates a range of scattered-site housing programs. These programs are apartment units that are spread out in different areas of Chicago, and usually offer clients rental support, case management services, employment support, and/or other support services. Eligibility requirements for these programs vary and the programs are designed to Read more [...]

  • Senior Box Lunches

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    CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    808 West Addison Street
    Link to website
    Britta Larson, Director of Senior Services
    BLarson@CenteronHalsted.org
    773.472.6469 EXT 445
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    Contact Name: Britta Larson, Director of Senior Services
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    Center on Addison is a City of Chicago Golden Diners site for patrons age 60+. (Preregistration is required. See below.) PRICE Lunch is $1.50, and we ask seniors to pay what they can. FOR MORE INFORMATION Please reserve Monday and Saturday box lunches on site or by contacting Britta Larson

  • Senior Hot Lunch

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    CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    808 West Addison Street
    Link to website
    Britta Larson, Director of Senior Services
    BLarson@CenteronHalsted.org
    773.472.6469 EXT 445
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    Contact Name: Britta Larson, Director of Senior Services
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    Center on Addison is a City of Chicago Golden Diners site for patrons age 60+. Senior Hot Lunch: Tuesday and Thursdays @ 11:30am PRICE Lunch is $1.50, and we ask seniors to pay what they can

  • Senior Housing

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    CENTER ON HALSTED
    3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    Britta Larson
    blarson@centeronhalsted.org
    (773) 472-6469 ext. 445
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTED
    Contact Name: Britta Larson

    In June of 2011, Center on Halsted announced plans with Heartland Alliance to build the Midwest’s first affordable LGBTQ Senior Housing facility on the lot adjacent. The six-story apartment building will include 80 studio and 1-bedroom apartments designed for independent seniors, retail space and community rooms for classes and special Read more [...]

  • Senior Long-Term Care and Supported Living Directory

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    CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    3656 North Halsted Street
    Link to website
    Troy Johnson
    tjohnson@centeronhalsted.org
    773.472.6469 EXT 491
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTEAD
    Contact Name: Troy Johnson
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health Center are pleased to offer this resource directory of long-term care and supportive living facilities in the city of Chicago. The senior living communities listed herein participated in a survey that asked about the policies and programs they have in place that protect Read more [...]

  • Seniors Program

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    WEST SUBURBAN SENIOR SERVICES
    8300 Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, IL 60130
    Link to website
    Eric Vironet
    eric@wsseniors.org
    (708) 234-1859
    Agency Name: WEST SUBURBAN SENIOR SERVICES
    Contact Name: Eric Vironet

    The WSSS LGBT Seniors program serves LGBT seniors and allies 55 and up in the western suburbs of Chicago. We offer outreach, socialization, health education, education on local, state, and federal programs for seniors, case management, and mental health counseling, all for free. We believe it is vital for LGBT Read more [...]

  • Street and Community Outreach Program (SCOPe)

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    TEEN LIVING PROGRAM
    162 W. Hubbard St., Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60654
    Link to website
    info@teenliving.org
    (866) 803-8336 ext. 0
    Agency Name: TEEN LIVING PROGRAM
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Sometimes youth knock at our door. Just as often, we go out and find them. We seek to prevent homelessness at its root, by reaching at-risk youth through multiple points of contact: in the communities where they live, work, study, worship, and socialize. By working closely with schools, local police, Read more [...]

  • Surrogacy

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    CHICAGO SURROGATE AGENCY
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    NONE LISTED
    Agency Name: CHICAGO SURROGATE AGENCY
    Contact Name: NONE LISTED

    Chicago Surrogacy Agency is committed to assisting our gay and lesbian intended parents build the families they’ve always wanted through gestational surrogacy. The surrogacy process takes, on average, 10 to 14 months from start to finish. Adoption proceedings can take years, and those years often take their toll in stress Read more [...]

  • Unabridged Bookstore

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    UNABRIDGED BOOKSTORE
    3251 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60657
    Link to website
    unabridged@unabridgedbookstore.com
    (773) 883-9119
    Agency Name: UNABRIDGED BOOKSTORE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Unabridged is known for its dedicated & knowledgeable staff, their hand-written personal recommendations, an unparalleled sale book section, LGBTQ book section, and an award-winning children’s section. It’s safe to say that Unabridged is the only bookstore in the Chicago area where a shopper can buy the latest issue of a Read more [...]

  • Wedding Directory

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    ENGAYGED WEDDINGS
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    (855) 436-5428
    Agency Name: ENGAYGED WEDDINGS
    Contact Name: None Listed

    This is a directory that can help LGBTQ individuals find wedding resources that are open and accepting. This directory links individuals to LGBTQ wedding resources in Chicago, Illinois, all around the USA, and around the world.

  • Women and Children First Bookstore

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    WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST
    5233 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640
    Link to website
    (773) 769-9299
    Agency Name: WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST
    Contact Name: None Listed

    We are one of the largest feminist bookstores in the country, stocking more than 30,000 books by and about women, children’s books for all ages, and the best of lesbian and gay fiction and non-fiction. Anything we don’t have in stock we can usually get in a few days’ time, Read more [...]

  • Worship, Food Pantry, & Soup Kitchen

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    FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CHICAGO
    6400 S. Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
    Link to website
    (773) 363-0505
    Agency Name: FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CHICAGO
    Contact Name: None Listed

    A south side gay-friendly church that provides worship, food pantry services, and a soup kitchen. Worship: Every Sunday at 11:00a.m. (children released to Sunday School from worship) Soup Kitchen: Every Tuesday, 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. Food Pantry: Every Thursday, 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

  • Worship, Food Pantry, and Soup Kitchen

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    FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CHICAGO
    6400 S Kimbark Ave
    Link to website
    (773) 363-0505
    Agency Name: FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CHICAGO

    A south side gay-friendly church that provides worship, food pantry services, and a soup kitchen. Worship: Every Sunday at 11:00a.m. (children released to Sunday School from worship) Soup Kitchen: Every Tuesday, 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. Food Pantry: Every Thursday, 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.