HIV/AIDS & STD Resources

In addition to offering programs and services on-site, Center on Halsted serves as a gateway to the broad array of community resources available in Chicagoland and beyond.

If you are interested in having your organization listed or have a revision to an existing llisting, please contact us at

AIDS Legal Council of Chicago

180 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 2110, Chicago, IL 60601

ALCC uses the power of the law to secure health, dignity, and stability for people with HIV, individuals facing homelessness, and chronically-ill children. We assist low-income people manage the complexities, barriers, and unique stigma they face to remaining healthy.

Aris Health by Howard Brown Health Center

3245 N. Halsted St., Chicago IL 60657

A primary health care practice, Aris Health delivers a wide-range of comprehensive medical and behavioral health services with a specialization in LGBTQ health. Aris Health continues Howard Brown Health Center’s mission to provide quality health care to the entire community, regardless of its ability to pay.

Broadway Youth Center by Howard Brown Health Center

615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL 60657

Free and non-judgmental social, educational, and health services for youth ages 12–24.


5038 W. Armitage Ave. Chicago, Il 60639

CALOR is dedicated to helping people impacted by HIV/AIDS, particularly Latinos and people of color, as well as family members, improve the quality of their lives.


900 E. 57th St., Box 5, Chicago, IL 60637

The mission of the University of Chicago Care to Prevent (C2P) program is to eliminate new infections of HIV/STIs among young people living in Chicago.

C2P Youth Center @ Washington Park

Washington Park Refectory, 5530 S. Russell Dr., Chicago, IL 60636

C2P Youth Center @ Washington park offers services to LGBTQ youth, and youth experiencing homelessness or housing stability.

Chicago House and Social Service Agency

1925 N. Clybourn Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago House and Social Service agency serves individuals and families who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ marginalization, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity by providing housing, employment services, medical linkage and retention services, HIV prevention services, legal services, and other supportive programs.

Heartland Alliance


The leading anti-poverty organization in the Midwest—believes that all of us deserve the opportunity to improve our lives. Each year, we help ensure this opportunity for nearly one million people around the world who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.

HIV Testing at Center on Halsted

3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60613

Center on Halsted offers free, rapid HIV testing every day from 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. (Late-night and off-site testing are also available.) The test takes 15–20 minutes to process. A trained Health Educator will conduct your test, provide you with current and accurate medical information and emotional support, and is able to refer you to other social service and medical agencies. We are only able to see walk-in clients on a limited basis, so appointments are strongly preferred. Anonymous and confidential testing options are also available.

Howard Brown Health Center

4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613

Howard Brown Health Center 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.

Illinois HIV Care Connect

Illinois HIV Care Connect is an extensive network of medical case management, health care, and support services for people living with HIV. Through HIV Care Connect, HIV+ individuals can find the services they need to achieve optimal health and self-sufficiency. Illinois HIV Care Connect leads agency offices in Belleville, Champaign, Chicago, Murphysboro, Peoria, Rockford, and Springfield; and serves people living with HIV in all 102 counties in Illinois. Illinois HIV Care Connect is funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health and administered by the Illinois Public Health Association.

The IMPACT Program

625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611

Our mission is to conduct translational research that improves the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and to increase understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity. We seek to achieve this mission by developing innovative, evidence-based interventions; collaborating with the LGBT community; training the next generation of LGBT scholars; and disseminating research findings to scientific and general audiences.

Lurie Children’s Gender and Sex Development Program

225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

At Lurie Children’s Gender and Sex Development Program, you will find warmth, support, and exceptional care provided by a diverse team of specialists from disciplines including General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Endocrinology, Urology, Surgery, Psychiatry and Psychology.

Open Door

Aurora Health Center
157 S. Lincoln Ave., Aurora, IL 60505

Elgin Health Center
1665 Larkin Ave., Elgin, IL 60123

West Chicago HOPWA Office
245 W. Roosevelt Rd., West Chicago, IL 60185

Open Door continues to expand efforts to provide education, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections by providing opportunities in under served communities throughout five counties. Open Door continues to expand specialty medical services to people who are living with HIV/AIDS by increasing medical and case management staff, introducing behavioral health and substance abuse services and developing a state-of-the-art medical facilities. Open Door is developing primary medical services to consumers who need their doctors to provide discrimination and stigma free care, specifically those in the GLBT community.

Project VIDA

4045 W. 26th St., Chicago, IL 60623

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.

State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline


State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline answers your sexual health questions with friendly, professional, and trained staff. The Hotline staff can also find you no-cost and/or low-cost HIV and STD testing services. A wide variety of other referrals are also available, including referrals for Linkage-to-Care for HIV+ individuals.

Test Positive Aware Network

5050 N. Broadway St., Ste. 300, Chicago, IL 60640

TPAN empowers everyone living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS to live open, healthy, and productive lives through peer-led support programs and collaborative wellness services.

Test Positive Aware Network Legal Clinic with AIDS Legal Council of Chicago

5050 N. Broadway St., Ste. 300, Chicago, IL 60640

The TPAN Legal Clinic with ALCC provides legal assistance in cases where an individual’s real or perceived HIV status is the cause of his or her legal difficulties. We assist clients with discrimination cases, insurance disputes, return-to-work questions, and confidentiality issues. We help those who come to us because they are too ill to work and need assistance applying for public benefits. We provide legal help to immigrants with HIV who want to normalize their status in the United States. And we help clients who need to write wills, powers of attorney, or guardianships to guarantee that their loved ones will be cared for in case of serious illness or death.

Trans Life Center, a Chicago House Project

1925 N. Clybourn Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60614

Trans Life Center provides comprehensive programming and support to transgender individuals.

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