Welcome to AFC

For 35 years, AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has led the fight to create health equity and justice for people living with and disproportionately impacted by HIV and AIDS. Learn more about our work.

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 >>

Housing

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

Advocacy

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
Impact

In 2020 ...

Supported the journeys of 6,907 clients living with or vulnerable to HIV by connecting them to health care, housing, transportation and/or food.

Provided permanent housing for 720 people in 597 households, including 85 children in families.

Stabilized housing for 1,816 people through helping them find more affordable homes and providing rent subsidies and emergency rent and utility payments.

154 advocates mobilized for our first entirely virtual Advocacy Day.

Produced and distributed 29 original stories for our blog that center our priority populations, Black LGBTQ+ people and the work AFC did during a challenging year.

Learn more by reading our 2020 Annual Report, Innovation through Action.