Family Formation 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.

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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.

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 Women’s Health Center

1025 W. Sunnyside Ave., Ste. 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 where people pay what they can afford.

Gay Fathers of Metropolitan Chicago

A network of gay men—many with children, some contemplating having children, and others partners of men with children—that meet monthly.

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.

Little City Foundation

700 N. Sacramento Blvd., Ste. 201, Chicago, IL 60612

Little City engages and supports individuals, families, and communities about the process of fostering and adoption. They are LGBTQ-friendly and seek LGBTQ host parents. Regular seminars are held in multiple locations across the city.

Men Having Babies

Men Having Babies, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that started as a peer support network for biological gay fathers and fathers-to-be, that offers monthly workshops and seminars, and hosts a large pool of worldwide contacts and resources.

Parents of Transgender Individuals


Parents of Transgender Individuals is a peer-led group for parents, families, and friends of people who are transgender and gender expansive to learn how to better support a loved one as they move along their journey, and to help further their own understanding of their loved one’s gender identity or expression.

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