LGBTQ Family 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

Chicago Commission on Human Relations

740 N. Sedgwick St., Fl. 4, Chicago, IL 60654

The Chicago Commission on Human Relations investigates complaints in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit and bonding to determine whether discrimination may have occurred, and uses its enforcement powers to punish acts of discrimination, and investigate hate crimes.

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.

Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children
at AIDS Legal Council of Chicago

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

The Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children at ALCC connects hundreds of underserved and at-risk children and families in Chicago to a full-range of essential health, income, educational, and developmental services and supports that ensure healthier, more productive lives.

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.

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.

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, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays


PFLAG celebrates diversity, and envisions a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

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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