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One City. One Family.
Welcome to the newly redesigned OneChiFam, a
comprehensive source for information and resources
for Chicago families.
Jump directly to some of our most popular resources.
Going home with baby
Get guidance and tips for caring for a newborn, from healthy eating and sleeping schedules to incorporating your cultural heritage into your child’s upbringing.
Caring for children
Wondering about vaccinations, nutrition for school-aged kids, or how to prevent chronic diseases like allergies and obesity?
Get the facts
Download reports on key perinatal morbidity statistics from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).
Resources for a Healthier Chicago
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) partners with federal and local agencies to provide free and low-cost services for families like yours. It’s all part of our commitment to provide quality healthcare access for every resident—no matter where you live.
Family Activity Book
Celebrate Chicago and your community with a coloring and activity book for the whole family.
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Lead exposure in the home can lead to developmental and other health issues in children. Find resources to help make your home safer for you and your children.
Oral Health Program
Tooth decay affects lower-income and minority children at higher rates. we work with local oral-health providers to provide screenings and dental exams to Chicago-area students.
CDPH Vision Program
The Chicago Department of Public Health partners with Chicago Public Schools to provide vision exams and eyeglasses to all students as they have need.
Starting your child's learning early gives them the best possible chances for a bright, successful future. Jumpstart your child's education with Chicago Early Learning.
Mental Health Specialty Clinics
For Chicago residents without insurance, CDPH provides clinical mental health services in 6 clinics throughout the city.
Nursing Support for Families
Households with newborns may qualify for a visit from a registered nurse around 3 weeks after birth with Family Connects Chicago.
STI Specialty Clinic
CDPH provides free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at clinics in Roseland, Austin, and Lakeview.
CDPH has five immunization clinics throughout the city, providing vaccines at no charge to children 0-18 and flu shots for adults.
Vaccination is important to protect pregnant women and children. Learn more about where to get your free vaccine.
Healthy Choices Healthy Futures
Resources to be your best before, during, and after your pregnancy journey.
Locate the Care You Need
Find nearby health services, housing and food assistance, social services, legal services and more using our interactive map.
Health Data and Reporting
This website is regularly updated to include current data and reporting on key public health indicators. For an interactive atlas of Chicago-area health statistics, visit ChicagoHealthAtlas.org
The State of Health for Blacks in Chicago (2021)
This first-of-its-kind report presents a unique perspective on how to define, measure, analyze and discuss health and health equity for Black Chicagoans. Download this report to see data on the health conditions in Chicago that drive the racial life expectancy gap.
Voices of Child Health in Chicago
The Voices of Child Health in Chicago is a program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago that focuses on surveying Chicagoans to better understand the issues that impact child health in our city. By asking Chicagoans directly about child health, they gain important perspectives and insights that sometimes can be overlooked in health research and policies.