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All our work combines direct representation, education, and advocacy across the city, state, and nation. Our medical-legal partnerships are innovative models of civil legal aid that work hand-in-hand with hospitals, health systems, and community providers to focus support to clinicians and free legal assistance to patients at our main office and partnership sites:


AIDS LEGAL COUNCIL free legal assistance for children, adults, and families impacted by HIV/AIDS. Please call (312) 427-8990 to confirm hours. 

  • RUTH M. ROTHSTEIN CORE CENTER: West Side 2020 W. Harrison Street, 3rd Floor East, Chicago, IL 60618, Tel: (312) 572-4766, Fax: (312) 572-4804, (Thursdays, 1 to 5 p.m.)
  • HOWARD BROWN HEALTH: Rogers Park 6500 N. Clark Street Chicago IL 60626 (Mondays 9 to 5 p.m.); Uptown 4025 N. Sheridan Ave. Chicago, IL 60613, Tel: 773-388-1600 (Wednesdays, 9 to 5 p.m.); and Englewood 641 W. 63rd St. Chicago, IL 60621 (Thursdays 9 to 5 p.m.)
  • TPAN LEGAL CLINIC: Uptown 5537 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60640 (Thursdays, 1 to 5 p.m.)
  • AUSTIN HEALTH CENTER (CBC CLINIC): 4800 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago IL 60651, (By appointment only)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL: South Chicago 2525 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL  60616, (second and fourth Fridays, from 1 to 5 p.m.)

CHICAGO MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN Civil legal aid to children, youth and their families challenged by chronic, disabling, and stigmatized health conditions.

HOMELESS OUTREACH PROJECT Social Security federal disability benefits advocacy for individuals who are homeless/at-risk of homelessness and living with mental illness.

  • FRANCISCAN HOUSE SHELTER: 2715 W Harrison Chicago, IL (Wednesdays, by appointment only)
  • FRANCISCAN OUTREACH MARQUARD CENTER: 1645 W LeMoyne Chicago, IL (Wednesdays, by appointment only)
  • BREAKTHROUGH URBAN MINISTRIES: Women’s and Men’s Shelters
  • The project also trains and takes referrals from community providers including Thresholds Mobile Outreach Unit, Heartland Health Outreach, Haymarket, Matthew House, The Boulevard, Ezra, Fantus Clinic, Northwestern, and others.

MAIN LOOP OFFICE 17 N. State St. Ste. 900 Chicago, IL 60602  (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.), Tel: (312) 427-8990, Fax: (312) 427-8419. During the summer we close at 1 p.m. on Fridays (Memorial Day to Labor Day).