Sites all over the Chicagoland area - as North as Rogers Park, as South as Englewood. Howard Brown Health was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation's largest LGBTQ organizations. HBH serves folks with flexibility around affordable care. Howard Brown Health serves both youths and adults, in its diverse health and social service delivery system focused around seven major programmatic divisions: primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STI prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives. Howard Brown Health serves women, trans and nonbinary folks, men, infants, youth, and children.
4009 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613
The Broadway Youth Center of Howard Brown Health, is a resource for LGBTQ youth and young people experiencing homelessness of housing instability. Here, people can seek refuge and community, as well as medical, social, and mental health care services.
3656 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60613
Center on Halsted in Boystown/Lakeview neighborhood is a comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland. The Center on Halsted is open daily, 8:00am - 9:00pm.
The Center is a welcoming environment that provides programs and services that include volleyball, dance performances and cooking classes, rapid HIV testing, group therapy and vocational training.
Center on Halsted also serves as an incubator for a number of smaller LGBTQ non-profit organizations, called Resident Partners. To Resident Partners, the Center provide operational support, space, and resources for organizations that may otherwise find it difficult to interact and grow.
This is a free and open community group and blog that brings people together through discussion that invites people to talk and think about gender in different ways. Genderqueer Chicago increases the visibility of gender-variant people, and educates the larger city of Chicago on issues of importance to the gender-variant community. Genderqueer holds peer-facilitated weekly meetings and city-wide activities. Meetings are held at the Center on Halsted.
719 S. State St, Floor 4. Chicago, IL 60605
The Chicago Freedom School is innovative in it's approach to civic engagement, leadership development, and movement building. Their anti-oppression trainings, resources, and programs invite young people and allies to deepen their understanding and develop strategies for social change.
1025 W. Sunnyside, Suite 201. Chicago, IL 60640
Chicago Women's Health Center facilitates the empowerment of women and trans people by providing access to health care and health education in a respectful environment.
1925 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
TransLife Center and the Chicago House provides comprehensive programming and support to transgender individuals. Their resources include health, housing, legal, employment, and HIV services. TransLife returns to SAIC to lead workshops for student leaders, faculty, and staff.