Goldie’s Place: 2007 – 2008

Goldie's Place patient receives dental care in the new dental facility.

A generous grant from the Washington Square Health Foundation is providing Goldie’s Place with critical equipment for a modern four-chair dental clinic serving Chicago’s homeless and economically disadvantaged. The grant will help underwrite the high cost of a digital x-ray machine and [Read More…]

CommunityHealth: 2007 – 2008

Staff nurse at CommunityHealth engages patients in a "Get Fit" class which focuses on health education and fitness.

Located in Chicago’s West Town, CommunityHealth is the largest FREE clinic in Illinois and one of the largest in the United States.

For 15 years the health center has been providing primary and specialty services [Read More…]

Thresholds: 2007 – 2008

Thresholds member is examined by Thresholds nurse in the new IHC-North clinic.

Founded in 1959, Thresholds is Illinois’ oldest and largest nonprofit psychiatric rehabilitation center, annually serving more than 7,000 people with serious mental illness, with 30 distinct programs at 75 sites throughout the metropolitan Chicago area and the surrounding Kankakee, Lake and [Read More…]

Illinois College of Optometry: 2007 – 2008

Vision of Hope Health Alliance patient receives an eye exam.

Lack of health care and health education are frequent barriers that keep people from seeking health care.

The Illinois College of Optometry and its clinical division the Illinois Eye Institute developed the Vision of Hope Health Alliance (VOHHA) to help people in need [Read More…]