DuPage Guide to Community Services

Full Resource Name:

Center on Halsted

3656 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 472-6469


Offers HIV testing, counseling, education, support groups, counseling, psychotherapy, advocacy, general legal aid, information and referral, as well as senior services for the gay, lesbian, transgender, queer and bisexual (LGBTQ) community in the Chicago area.

Geographies Served

  • Serves All Areas


(1) Member of the LGBTQ community
(2) Must be 60 years and older for Senior Program

Intake Process:

Violent Prevention and Support: Call the LGBTQ Violence Resource Line at 773-871-CARE(2273)

Behavioral and Mental Health Services:
(1) Call 773-472-6469 x460 to schedule a no-cost initial screening appointment.
(2) Phone interview will include a set of brief questions and schedule best time for initial screening.
(3) Initial screening appointment will take around 1 hour, to assess specific needs and the programs best suited to meet them.
(4) Initial screening clinician will then work with the rest of the team to match up client/patient with one of the therapists.
(5) Specific private health insurance accepted. Sliding-scale fee structure in place, details available on website.

HIV Testing:
(1) Call the listed number or text 'Get2Zero" to 797979 for more information
(2) To schedule a testing appointment call HIV testing number or text 872-243-1004 for walk-in times. Appointments Preferred.

Senior Program: Call or email with questions and for information on how to sign up.

Youth Programs and Services: Call, email or walk in to speak to a staff about how to register for programs. Visit website for details on all programs on offer.


Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Violence Resource Line: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

HIV Testing:
1. Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am - 9:00pm
2. Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Date of Official Change:

March 22, 2019

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