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“The greatest act of courage is to be and to own all of who you are without apology, without excuses, without masks to cover the truth.” -Debbie Ford

  • Domestic Violence Counseling And Family Violence Intervention Program

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    METROPOLITAN FAMILY SERVICES
    3843 W. 63rd St., Chicago, IL 60638
    Link to website
    Elizabeth Mauner, Intake Coordinator
    MaunerE@metrofamily.org
    (773) 884-2235
    Agency Name: METROPOLITAN FAMILY SERVICES
    Contact Name: Elizabeth Mauner, Intake Coordinator
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    Family Violence Intervention Program is an early intervention service program for survivors of partner abuse and their children. The program also offers services to teens and children who have witnessed domestic violence. Staff provides outreach, education, counseling, safety planning, information and referral and case management. Legal services are also provided.

  • Domestic Violence Helpline

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    CITY OF CHICAGO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP LINE
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    (877) 863-6338
    Agency Name: CITY OF CHICAGO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP LINE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    There is a prevailing misconception that domestic violence doesn’t affect those in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships. Furthermore, when intimate partner abuse is identified in these communities, it tends to be quickly perceived as “mutual fighting.” It is important that as victims, survivors, family members, friends, religious leaders, Read more [...]

  • E.M. BRANCH & ASSOCIATES, INC.

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    The Branch Family Institute
    11111 S Western Ave
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    Oren Brown LCPC
    obrown@embranch.org
    773-238-1100
    Agency Name: The Branch Family Institute
    Contact Name: Oren Brown LCPC
    Accessible Accommodations: Yes

    E.M. Branch & Associates, Inc. “Branch” has grown into one of the premier behavioral health care companies in the Chicago land area. For over 12 years, Branch has provided culturally relevant clinical services to individuals, families and groups. Branch also provides clinical training, supervision and consultation. Collectively, Branch staff has Read more [...]

  • Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

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    EDWARD HINES, JR. VA HOSPITAL
    5000 S. 5th Ave., Hines, IL 60141
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    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 [...]

  • Forty Plus Group

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    AFFINITY
    1424-28 E. 53rd St., Ste. 306, Chicago, IL 60615
    Link to website
    Phyllis Price
    fortyplus@affinity95.org
    (773) 324-0377
    Agency Name: AFFINITY
    Contact Name: Phyllis Price

    The Forty Plus group includes, but is not limited to individuals who identify as lesbian, bisexual, or transgender women who are at least 40 years of age. The group is led by a facilitator, but the activities are defined by the participants.

  • 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 [...]

  • Future Focused: Support Group for Newly Diagnosed with HIV

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    TEST POSITIVE AWARE NETWORK (TPAN)
    5050 N. Broadway St., Ste. 300, Chicago, IL 60640
    Link to website
    Everett Moran, LSW
    e.moran@tpan.com
    (773) 989-9400 x209
    Agency Name: TEST POSITIVE AWARE NETWORK (TPAN)
    Contact Name: Everett Moran, LSW

    Future Focused is geared towards HIV-positive MSM (men who have sex with men) of all ethnicities, ages 18 and up. The goal is to help those who are newly diagnosed or coming to terms with an HIV diagnosis to feel less overwhelmed, more hopeful, better educated about HIV and preventing Read more [...]

  • Gay And Straight Alliance Groups

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    ASSOCIATES IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
    6201 W. Cermak Rd., Fl. 2nd, Berwyn, IL 60402
    Link to website
    Info@abspsych.com
    (708) 788-8808
    Agency Name: ASSOCIATES IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
    Contact Name: None Listed

    The Gay-Straight Alliance is a youth leadership organization that is devoted to education, human rights and human dignity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, the development of positive relationships, and to raise awareness. The goal of this group is to: • Positively impact academic performance, school/social/and family relationships, Read more [...]

  • Gay Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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    LIVE OAK CHICAGO
    1300 W. Belmont Ave., Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60657
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    Paul Wiemerslage, LCSW
    pwiemerslage@liveoakchicago.com
    (773) 880-1310 ext. 7617
    Agency Name: LIVE OAK CHICAGO
    Contact Name: Paul Wiemerslage, LCSW

    Rather than telling and re-telling painful histories, this group focuses on understanding the effects of childhood sexual abuse; how each man has learned to survive and how past survival strategies may not be working like they once did. Group members will explore new and more effective coping strategies for living Read more [...]

  • Gender Experience Group

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    INTRASPECTRUM COUNSELING
    5340 N. Clark St., Ste. 212, Chicago, IL 60640
    Link to website
    intake@intraspectrum-chicago.com
    (773) 750-3505
    Agency Name: INTRASPECTRUM COUNSELING
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Exploring one’s gender presentation in a binary gender culture can be difficult enough, and it can be an even greater challenge to physically express one’s true gender identity. This process is often complicated by layers of guilt and shame about one’s genuine gender expression, leading to isolation, and potentially interfering Read more [...]

  • Group for Parents of Transgendered Youth

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    GUIDED PATH PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
    201 E Dundee Road, Palatine, IL 60074
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    Dr. Bonnie Estensen or Dan Frett
    danfgpps@gmail.com
    (630) 915-6472
    Agency Name: GUIDED PATH PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
    Contact Name: Dr. Bonnie Estensen or Dan Frett

    A group addressing the specific needs and concerns of parents who have a transgender child (or children) of any age and maybe struggling.  Regardless if the child may be questioning or in the process of transitioning, the purpose of the group is to provide education, support and an opportunity to explore the feelings Read more [...]

  • Healthy Outcomes Through Treatment Empowerment Recovery (HOTTER)

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    TEST POSITIVE AWARE NETWORK (TPAN)
    5050 N. Broadway St., Ste. 300, Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 989-9400
    Agency Name: TEST POSITIVE AWARE NETWORK (TPAN)
    Contact Name: None Listed

    What is HOTTER? TPAN’s newest program that provides mental health/substance abuse support for African American MSM ages 18 to 29. TPAN is partnering with Lutheran Social Services and Lakeshore Hospital; they will provide intensive outpatient services and residential care for those that need a higher level of care. All services Read more [...]

  • High School Pride Programs

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    LINKS PRIDE YOUTH GROUP
    1000 Grove St., Evanston, IL 60201
    Link to website
    Erschel De Leon
    erscheldeleon@linksyouth.org
    (847) 441-6191 ext. 3
    Agency Name: LINKS PRIDE YOUTH GROUP
    Contact Name: Erschel De Leon

    Pride Youth Program is open to all youth in grades 9-12 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). It is also open to youth who are questioning their sexual orientation. Pride provides a safe and confidential space for LGBT youth to build community and support each other. The Read more [...]

  • HIV/AIDS Counseling and Psychosocial Support

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    PROJECT VIDA
    2659 S. Kedvale Ave., Chicago, IL 60623
    Link to website
    Ana Gonzalez
    agonzalez@projectvida.org
    (773) 277-2291
    Agency Name: PROJECT VIDA
    Contact Name: Ana Gonzalez

    Project VIDA is a culturally-focused HIV/AIDS prevention and direct services community-based organization located on Chicago’s West Side. Project VIDA was founded by a consortium of volunteers in 1992 to address the unique needs and concerns of Latino and African American individuals at risk for or currently living with HIV/AIDS. We Read more [...]

  • Holistic and Integrative Psychotherapy

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    SPECTRUM OF ROCKFORD LGBT COUNSELING PROGRAM
    6625 North Second St., Loves Park, IL 61111
    Link to website
    Dr. Lisa Breisch
    lisabreischpsyd@harmonycenterforholisticpsychotherapy.com
    (815) 639-0300
    Agency Name: SPECTRUM OF ROCKFORD LGBT COUNSELING PROGRAM
    Contact Name: Dr. Lisa Breisch

    Spectrum of Rockford L.G.B.T. Counseling Program offers: • Counseling for Individuals, Couples, Families, and Groups • Psychological Testing • Internship Training Program • Presentations, Lectures, and Workshops • Networking with Other L.G.B.T. Friendly Organizations • Free HIV Testing by Appointment Spectrum of Rockford L.G.B.T. Counseling is a program of the 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 [...]