All Prevention & Wellness

  • Care for Women Living with or at Risk of HIV

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    CHICAGO WOMEN'S AIDS PROJECT
    2317 E 71st St. Chicago, Il 60649
    Link to website
    cwapchicago@gmail.com
    (773)-955-8709
    Agency Name: CHICAGO WOMEN'S AIDS PROJECT
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Our mission is to empower cisgender and transgender women to take control of their own health and to live as fully and as productively as possible. CWAP provides prevention and treatment education, advocacy, therapy, and support for women at risk or living with HIV in the Chicago area.

  • Care2Prevent

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    CARE2PREVENT AT U OF C MEDICINE
    5837 S Maryland Ave, Chicago IL 60637
    Link to website
    Connor Williams
    cwilliams3@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu
    7737024843
    Agency Name: CARE2PREVENT AT U OF C MEDICINE
    Contact Name: Connor Williams
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    Care2Prevent is committed to providing comprehensive care and prevention education for People Living with HIV (PLWH) and adolescents/young adults/adults who are most vulnerable to HIV infection. Our program also offers a variety of services to LGBTQ identified youth, as well as youth who are experiencing housing instability. Our holistic approach Read more [...]

  • Come Together…En Espanol

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    HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    (773) 572-6989.
    Agency Name: HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: None Listed

    A support group for Spanish-speaking individuals (18 and over) living with HIV/AIDS who want to talk and learn about HIV/AIDS. Individuals will have the opportunity to talk about personal challenges and learn more about HIV/AIDS. This group is peer facilitated. Come Together . . . En Espanol is conducted entirely Read more [...]

  • Community Health Action Plan

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    CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH @ CITY OF CHICAGO
    333 S. State St., Rm. 200, Chicago, IL 60604
    Link to website
    healthychicago@cityofchicago.org
    (312) 747-9884
    Agency Name: CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH @ CITY OF CHICAGO
    Contact Name: None Listed

    The LGBT Community Action Plan serves as a supplement to Healthy Chicago, the City’s public health agenda. It identifies ways to address high rates of smoking, obesity, HIV prevention, access to care, and other concerns within Chicago’s LGBT community. The Chicago Department of Public Health developed this plan in coordination Read more [...]

  • Community Outreach and Recruitment (OR)

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    SOUTH SIDE HELP CENTER
    1525 E. 55th St., Ste. 300-A, Chicago, IL 60615
    Link to website
    (773) 701-4246
    Agency Name: SOUTH SIDE HELP CENTER
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Outreach and Recruitment to Young MSM Community – to increase awareness and distribution Information of HIV/AIDS transmission and risk reduction-HIV risk free behavior. Recruitment of YMSM individuals into programs.

  • Comprehensive Homeless Youth Services

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    TEEN LIVING PROGRAMS
    162 W. Hubbard St., Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60654
    info@teenliving.org
    (312) 568-5700
    Agency Name: TEEN LIVING PROGRAMS
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Teen Living Programs serve youth ages 13 to 24 who became homeless because of serious family issues, including substance abuse, and physical or sexual abuse. Many are ostracized due to their sexual orientation. While escaping these situations and leaving their homes may provide temporary relief, life on the streets carries Read more [...]

  • Comprehensive Primary Care and Wellness Services

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    HOWARD BROWN HEALTH
    641 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL 60637
    Link to website
    (773) 388-1600
    Agency Name: HOWARD BROWN HEALTH
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in health care experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness. 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Tuesday. 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. Friday

  • Counseling for Adolescents & Families

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    THE RESPONSE CENTER
    9304 N. Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077
    Link to website
    ResponseCounseling@jcfs.org
    (847) 676-0078
    Agency Name: THE RESPONSE CENTER

    Our mission at the Response Center is to support adolescents and their families in the Jewish and general community by providing prevention, outreach, counseling and sexual health services in a teen-friendly environment that empowers youth to make healthy life choices. Established in 1970, Response initially focused on adolescent drug abuse, Read more [...]

  • Couples’s HIV Testing and Counseling (Free)

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    HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    (773) 388-8895
    Agency Name: HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Testing Together – HIV Testing and Counseling Howard Brown now offers HIV testing and counseling for you and your partner(s) to receive together. Testing Together provides an opportunity for you and your partner(s) to have your HIV test together and get your results together, with a trained counselor present to Read more [...]

  • Drop-In Night for Uninsured Women and Trans People (Ages 35 and Under)

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    LESBIAN COMMUNITY CARE PROJECT @ HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    Betsy
    BetsyR@howardbrown.org
    (773) 388-8993
    Agency Name: LESBIAN COMMUNITY CARE PROJECT @ HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: Betsy

    On the last Wednesday of each month, LCCP offers the following FREE services for uninsured women and trans people: – Breast/chest exam – Pelvic exam – Pap test – Behavioral/mental health visit – HIV testing – Gonorrhea/Chlamydia testing LCCP also partners with Healing Foundations to provide convenient and comprehensive 30-minute Read more [...]

  • Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

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    EDWARD HINES, JR. VA HOSPITAL
    5000 S. 5th Ave., Hines, IL 60141
    Link to website
    Lorry Luscri and Mandi Evanson
    (708) 202-8387
    Agency Name: EDWARD HINES, JR. VA HOSPITAL
    Contact Name: Lorry Luscri and Mandi Evanson

    Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago on a 147-acre campus, offers primary, extended and specialty care to all veterans and is a key treatment facility within the Great Lakes regional network of VA hospitals and outpatient clinics. Specialized clinical programs include Blind Rehabilitation, Spinal Read more [...]

  • Free Pap Tests and Breast/Chest Exams for Uninsured Women (Ages 35+)

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    LESBIAN COMMUNITY CARE PROJECT @ HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    (773) 388-1600
    Agency Name: LESBIAN COMMUNITY CARE PROJECT @ HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Howard Brown is one of thirty-six community health centers throughout Illinois that participate in the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, an Illinois Department of Public Health-administered early screening program for breast and cervical cancers. FREE clinical breast/chest exams and free pap smears are available to all low-income, uninsured or Read more [...]

  • Free Resources for Young Women

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    YOUNG WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
    2334 W. Lawrence Ave., Ste. 221, Chicago, IL 60625
    dominique@youarepriceless.org
    Agency Name: YOUNG WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
    Contact Name: None Listed

    At Young Women Empowerment Project girls can get involved right away! If you are between the ages of 12-23 and have experienced trading sex for money, drugs, a place to stay, survival needs, gifts or protection or gang involvement — then feel free to come by. YWEP is open to Read more [...]

  • Generation L, Prevention Intervention for MSM & MTF

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    AMIGAS LATINAS @ ASTREA FOUNDATION
    2703 W. Division St., Chicago, IL 60622
    Link to website
    Cassandra Avenatti
    Cassandraa@prcc-chgo.org
    Agency Name: AMIGAS LATINAS @ ASTREA FOUNDATION
    Contact Name: Cassandra Avenatti

    We currently have youth programming for folks of all genders, as well as free HIV/STI Testing, Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services (CRCS) and a safe and identity-affirming drop-in space. Generation L is a community-level HIV prevention intervention for MSM and transgender (male to female) youth between the ages of 18-24. The Read more [...]

  • Hepatitis Vaccination

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    HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    (773) 388-8895
    Agency Name: HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER
    Contact Name: None Listed

    In this package service you will receive a nurse consultation visit, a combination vaccination against Hepatitis A and B, and allow you to be screened for Hepatitis C. To be fully vaccinated, it is necessary to return for 2 follow-up visits; the nurse will discuss time-frames with you during your Read more [...]

  • HIV Prevention and Health

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

    Chicago House provides evidence-based, sex-positive, community- and client-centered HIV prevention, testing, and linkage-to-care services. Our services encourage practices to reduce HIV risk and sexual harm by affirming sexual desire and promoting care for the whole person. From providing risk reduction techniques to fostering relationships with medical providers, our staff are Read more [...]

  • HIV Testing & Share Safely

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    HIV ELIMINATION
    5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
    Link to website
    hivelimination@uchicago.edu
    (866) 747-0074
    Agency Name: HIV ELIMINATION
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Get Tested You have lots of options for getting tested! You can: Call our hotline at 1-866-747-0074 or email “I need an HIV test” to hivelimination@uchicago.edu Find the Chicago Department of Public Health or Planned Parenthood clinic closest to you for free HIV or STI testing. Share Safely If you Read more [...]

  • HIV Testing and Prevention

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    CENTER ON HALSTED
    3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    773) 661-0910
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTED

    Get Tested. Know your status in just 15 minutes. We offer free and confidential rapid HIV testing every day from 8am-9pm. Rapid testing is a finger stick test that generates results in just 15 minutes. Additionally, our testing team provides clients with the most up-to-date, medically-accurate information, emotional support and Read more [...]

  • Illinois HIV/STI/STD Hotline

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    STATE OF ILLINOIS
    Chicago, IL 60602
    (800) 243-2437 Hotline
    Agency Name: STATE OF ILLINOIS
    Contact Name: None Listed

    This hotline is free and anonymous offering callers the most up-to-date, medically-accurate information on AIDS/HIV and sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs), emotional support, and state-wide referrals for healthcare and social services related to AIDS/HIV and STDs. This program offers services in English and Spanish and provides a wealth of information and referrals Read more [...]