Welcome to AFC

For thirty years, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) has led the fight for HIV prevention and treatment services in Illinois. Learn more about our work.


Stopping HIV transmission through testing and education and connecting newly diagnosed HIV-positive people to VIP care is the goal of AFC's prevention team. More >>

Case Management

A system of case managers help people in need navigate systems that connect them to HIV medications, housing, food, transportation and other necessities. More >>


AFC partners with community organizations across the Chicago metropolitan area to provide shelter for vulnerable people living with HIV and other chronic illnesses. More >>


AFC's Advocacy team amplifies the voice of the HIV/AIDS community in Springfield, at community trainings and in conferences and conversations around the world. More >>


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One Year Of

In 2014 ...


5,362 clients were provided case management services.

1,132 clients were provided housing assistance.

387 medical professionals were trained on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention.

5,022 people were tested for HIV. Among those tested, 96 tested positive and 72 have been linked to care so far.