Chicago House provides evidence-based, sex-positive, community- and client-centered prevention, testing, linkage-to-care, and PrEP awareness & navigation services.  Our services encourage practices to reduce HIV risk and sexual harm by affirming sexual desire and promoting care for the whole person. From providing risk reduction techniques to fostering relationships with medical providers, our staff are knowledgeable about the numerous ways to stay healthy and can help identify the plan that works best for you.

To view the Health Outreach Prevention and Education (H.O.P.E) Program’s 2016 Dashboard of outcomes and successes, please click: HOPE Dashboard FY16

PrEP Navigation

PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis is a daily pill HIV-negative individuals take to stay HIV-negative. It is upwards of 90% effective when taken as prescribed. Click below to find out if it is the right choice for you.

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Linkage to Care

Linkage to Care (LTC) activities are designed to assist individuals in accessing and engaging in medical care. It is common that people diagnosed with chronic illnesses face many barriers to continued participation in medical care. Homelessness, substance use, mental health, poverty, unemployment, lack of health insurance, lack of knowledge about chronic illnesses and domestic violence are just a few of these barriers. LTC aims to help identify and address barriers to care to help ensure participants stay healthy.

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Truly Mobile Testing – TMT

TMT is a innovative mobile prevention program that provides same-day sex-affirming/sex-positive and trauma informed sexual and reproductive health education. This includes info about HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, discussing risk factors and/or risk reduction strategies, HIV testing and more. Click below to find out more.

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Age-Friendly HIV Support Network

People with HIV are living longer than ever before thanks to many advances in health care and medications. Although they are enjoying a longer life, people growing older with HIV may face many medical, physical, and emotional challenges that people without HIV do not face. If you are age 50 or over, HIV-positive, and are experiencing some of these challenges, you may be interested in joining Chicago House’s new 50+ Age-Friendly HIV Support Network. Click below to find out more.

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Chicago House’s PrEP community awareness program is sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc.