Howard Brown Health Center was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organizations. Howard Brown Center is based in Chicago and serves men, women, infants, youth, and children through many health clinics and research centers. For more information about Howard Brown Health Center’s history, click here.
“Howard Brown exists to eliminate the disparities in health care experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.”
The Howard Brown Health Center provides many services including:
- Walk-in Clinic
- STD & HIV Rapid Testing
- Transgender Health
- HIV/STD Prevention & Services
- Youth services
- Elder services
- Community initiatives
- Alternative Insemination (AI) Program
- Case Management
- Counseling & Psychotherapy
- Domestic Violence Support
- Workshops & Support Groups
Howard Brown Health Center offers discounted health services to qualifying patients who are uninsured and have low income. They also accept many insurance plans, in addition to Medicaid and Medicare.
For a list of locations, hours and specific services, click here.
For health related matters, please phone Howard Brown Health Center at 773-288-1600. For urgent health issues, please call 911.