Founded in 1988, AIDS Legal Council of Chicago (ALCC) uses the power of the law to secure health, dignity, and stability for people with HIV, individuals facing homelessness, and chronically-ill children. We assist low-income people manage the complexities, barriers, and unique stigma they face to remaining healthy. In order to achieve our mission, our work focuses on three core areas: legal assistance, education, and public policy.
Learn more about ALCC’s free legal service programs and comprehensive educational and advocacy efforts by exploring the “Learn More” section above. As always, simply call us at 312-427-8990 with any questions you may have. We are here to help you!
You might be thinking about the weekend, but our summer law school interns are getting a crash course on all things public benefits from the Council's longtime Case Manager (and bow-tie-maker extraordinaire) Justin Hayford!
Were you dancing til dawn at our May Ball? If not, don't miss a beat. You can now subscribe to our events and be notified when we host our next happening near you!
There's still time to snag a guaranteed entry into this year’s Chicago Marathon, but the deadline is Tuesday! Join the TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) and support ALCC in the process! How cool is that?! Learn more at http://bit.ly/1HiFZtn.
Great infographic on how we use the power of the law to help people with chronic, disabling, and stigmatized health conditions live better!
Want a guaranteed entry into this year’s Chicago Marathon? Join the TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) and support AIDS Legal Council of Chicago in the process! Learn more at http://bit.ly/1HiFZtn.
Thanks, County Care. No really, thank you!
The big 5-0! AmeriCorps VISTA Director Paul Monteiro came to visit LAF #legalaid projects from across #Illinois this morning. There's our Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children VISTA, Caroline Bilicki, just left of Director Monteiro, joined by other VISTA members and leaders at CNCS, LAF, Prairie State Legal Services Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Illinois Legal Aid Online DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & Health Justice Project. Thoughtful reflections shared as the program celebrates half a century of service and investment in communities around the city, state, and nation.
US FDA News proposes pulling back ban on #MSM blood donation, but not far enough
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago added 4 new photos to the album: #onthetable2015.
Putting #HealthJustice #onthetable2015 was a resounding success! Many thanks to Loyola University Chicago Health Justice Project law students who facilitated the discussion, The Chicago Community Trust for setting the table to share ideas and turn them into action, and participants including: Rush University Medical Center Lurie Children's Hospital Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council Erie Family Health Center
Thrilled to be co-hosts of "Putting Health Justice" #onthetable2015 breakfast at Loyola University Chicago School of Law tomorrow morning. Thanks to The Chicago Community Trust -- what a way to kick off a centennial!
Square one. #twill via The Capitol Fax Blog
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago added 9 new photos to the album: May Ball: Mission in Bloom.
Our first May Ball was a hit! We can't wait to do it again next year!
Coordinated care gets the right care to the right people. h/t to Ann Hilton Fisher