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 2019 ...
6,944 clients were provided case management services.
1,182 people were supported with long-term housing and supportive services. We also helped 442 clients with short-term assistance, including one-time emergency payments, to help them stay stably housed.
67 trainings increased case managers’ skills about to remain highly effective working within in an ever-changing health care system.
80 voices were amplified by AFC through video, written, online and other mediums to eradicate stigma and celebrate individual experiences.
148 diverse and passionate advocates came together to fight for HIV lives in Springfield at Advocacy Day.