Healthy Families

Featured Pages

We work to protect all Chicago residents from potential health threats like disease outbreaks and common illnesses like influenza. We provide safe and effective vaccines and educational information about how to prepare for and prevent health emergencies.

  • One Chicago Family
    A project of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), OneChiFam connects new parents and families with resources and support to help them live healthy and happy lives. We strive to help create equity among diverse communities to ensure all parents have access to resources, environments, and opportunities that promote health and well-being.
  • Infant Sleep Safety
    Illinois Safe Sleep Support is a program for families in Illinois to learn about the safest ways for their babies to sleep, get answers to their sleep safety questions, and get access to items they need to keep their babies safe.
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
    The Chicago Department of Public Health is committed to ensuring that homes are safe from lead poisoning and other harmful pollutants.
  • Chicago Healthy Adolescents & Teens
    Chicago Healthy Adolescents & Teens We know that many Chicago teens have a lot going on in their lives. CHAT is here to support you by providing information, local resources, and more so you can choose what is best for your body and your life…We are here for you, and we’re in this together.

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Services

Abortion Care

Though federal protections for abortion went away with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, abortion is still legal and available in Illinois.

Family Connects Chicago

Family Connects Chicago is an in-home nurse service available to Chicago families with newborns.

Pelvic Examination and Pap Smear

Pelvic examination and pap smear are provided to women as needed.

WIC (Women Infant Children program)

Our Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education for many pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to qualifying infants and children under age of five.