For more than 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 >>
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 >>
In 2016 ...
5,600 clients were provided case management services.
1,678 clients received transportation assistance to attend medical appointments.
2,700 advocates fought against Illinois' unjust budget proposals, which propose drastic cuts to HIV services across the state.
4,220 touchpoints were made with people at rallies, town halls, Advocacy Days and more.