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Invisible to Invincible (I2I): Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago is a community-based organization that celebrates and affirms Asian/Pacific Islanders who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning or Queer in the Chicago area.
Chicago Dyke March Collective is a grassroots mobilization and celebration of dyke, queer, bisexual, and transgender resilience. It is an anti-racist, anti-violent, volunteer-led, grassroots effort with a goal to bridge together communities across race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, size, gender identity, gender expression, sexuality, culture, immigrant status, spirituality, and ability. We challenge fatphobia and are body positive.
Transcend is dedicated to creating a space for trans*, gender nonconforming, and gender-questioning Asians and Pacific Islanders to share experiences, distribute resources, build community, and strive for mutual empowerment. For more information contact- firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indo-American Center is non-profit 501(c)(3) status organization. Our mission is to promote the well-being of South Asian immigrants through services that facilitate their adjustment, integration, and friendship with the wider society, nurture their sense of community, and foster appreciation for their culture and heritage.
The Hamdard Center is a Multilingual, Multi-cultural Social & Health Service Agency Dedicated to Serving the South Asian, Middle Eastern, and the Bosnian Communities in Illinois. Our Mission is to promote physical and emotional health and psychological well being of the individuals and families by offering hope, help, and healing.
Apna Ghar provides holistic services to women and children across immigrant communities in the Chicago area to end the cycle of domestic violence. Apna Ghar empowers women to be self-sufficient by a full spectrum of services from education to emergency and transitional housing to counseling and legal services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline helps individuals in suicidal crisis to contact the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free phone number. In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255
Domestic violence programs located throughout Illinois provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence. The hotline is toll free, confidential, multilingual, and open 24-hour. In the U.S., call 1-877-863-6338
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve health equity for AAs and NHPIs across the country.
We transform lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality for people of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and immigration statuses. We believe everyone deserves to be healthy and needs access to the highest quality health care. At A&PI Wellness Center, health care is grounded in social justice.
The mission of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to make Chicago a safer and healthier place by working with community partners to promote health, prevent disease, reduce environmental hazards and ensure access to health care for all Chicagoans.
Our Mission and Work: Promoting individual and community care by creating spaces for healing, dialogue, education, and liberation.
We are a community of helping professionals working together to enhance the emotional, psychological and spiritual well being of individuals, families, organizations and communities. We bring to our work decades of experience in clinical practice. Our longevity and success derive from the inspirational courage of our clients, our deep commitment to learning, and a strength-based philosophy that fosters growth, strengthens identity, and promotes real and lasting change.
Howard Brown Health 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.
Planned Parenthood of Illinois is the leader in providing and promoting compassionate, comprehensive reproductive health care, education, and rights. Each health center provides preventative services that help people stay healthy including: lifesaving cancer screenings, breast health care, well-woman exams, contraceptive services, sexually transmitted infection prevention and treatment, as well as hormone therapy for transgender people. Services include: STI testing, birth control, transgender hormonal therapy, clinical psychosocial services, etc.
Open Door will strive to become the premier provider of sexual health and wellness by: Establishing centers in Aurora and Elgin, Illinois that address both primary care as well as specialized services to eliminate disparities whose patients include people living with HIV/AIDS, people concerned about sexually-transmitted infections, people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; Increase the understanding of how behavior and other actions affect health; Decrease the stigma for those seeing support and treatment". Services include: STI testing, transgender hormonal therapy, HIV/AIDS comprehensive treatment, clinical psychosocial services, etc.
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.
We are committed to providing an affirming therapeutic environment for the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) population and beyond that supports the development of a strong professional relationship between clients and their therapists. The safety and strength clients draw from that solid therapeutic relationship allows them to feel more freedom to examine, embrace, and express who they really are.