Programs & Services for Chicago Families
Looking for a specific healthcare service provided by the City of Chicago? Use this page to browse programs curated by the city’s Department of Public Health.
Chicago Healthy Adolescents and Teens (CHAT) is a partnership between the Chicago Department of Public Health and Chicago Public Schools to bring sexual-health services to youth throughout Chicago, including on-site health education and no-cost STI screening.
WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
This federally funded program provides pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, children and infants with nutrition assistance.
School-based Oral Health Program
In partnership with Chicago Public Schools, basic dental services are available for pre-K through grade 12 students.
CDPH Vision Program
In partnership with Chicago Public Schools, on-site vision exams and eyeglasses are available to all grade-school and high-school students, including those at charter schools and alternative schools.
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) helps Chicago families like yours detect and address exposures to lead hazards.
Mental Health Specialty Clinics
CDPH facilitates no-cost support for emotional, traumatic, or behavioral difficulties at six community mental health centers throughout the city of Chicago.
Starting your child’s learning early gives them the best possible chances for a bright, successful future.
STI Specialty Clinics
The Chicago Department of Public Health provides free testing and treatment for sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) at 6 specialty clinics throughout the city of Chicago.
Vaccines prepare your body to recognize and destroy viruses and bacteria before they are able to make you very sick or cause death. In the U.S., children are routinely vaccinated against 16 diseases that are especially dangerous for infants and young children.
Family Activity Book
Celebrate Chicago and your community with a coloring and activity book for the whole family.