Resources and Services

  • A Silver Lining Foundation 
    www.asilverliningfoundation.org
    A foundation that ensures dignified, respectful and equal access to quality cancer education and services for all, by creating meaningful partnerships with community, advocacy and healthcare organizations.
  • American Career Institute
    www.acchd.com
    Helping women and men to develop and express their creativity in their careers as Cosmetologist, Nail Technician or Instructor.
  • Aunt Martha’s – Aurora 
    www.auntmarthas.org
    Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center provides comprehensive health and social services for family members of all ages across Illinois.
  • Breast Cancer Freebies
    http://breastcancerfreebies.com
  • Bright Pink 
    www.bebrightpink.com
    Bright Pink believes in the beauty and strength of women. They exist to enlighten and empower high-risk individuals to take control of their breast and ovarian health by providing education, support and a sense of community for a better, brighter future.
  • Consulate of Argentina 
    http://cchic.mrecic.gov.ar
  • Consulate of Guatemala 
    www.consulguatechicago.org
  • Consulate of Mexico
    www.consulmexchicago.com
    The Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago through its programs Ventanilla de Salud and Ventanilla Móvil de Salud facilitate access to health services and educate the Mexican community in preventive health.
  • Casa Michoacán
    www.fedecmiusa.com
    The Federación de Clubes Michoacanos en Illinois (FEDECMI) is a non-for profit organization made up of migrants from the state of Michoacán in Mexico settled in the U.S. Midwest.
  • Erie Family Health Center
    www.eriefamilyhealth.org
    Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.
  • Hispanocare – Illinois Masonic Hospital
    www.advocatehealth.com/immc/hispanocare
    To fulfill its mission of community outreach and to provide bilingual, bicultural, Hispanic user friendly and quality healthcare, Hispanocare coordinates community health fairs where preventive services are offered free of charge.
  • MacNeal Hospital
    www.macneal.com
    For nearly a century, MacNeal has been providing quality healthcare to the Berwyn community and its surrounding area.
  • Mercy Hospital-IBCCP
    http://www.chicagobreastcancer.org
    Call 312.567.2619
    The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offers free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women. Even if a woman has already been diagnosed with cancer, she may receive free treatment if she qualifies.
  • Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
    www.cancerscreening.illinois.gov
    The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force (The Task force) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer inequalities in Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Northwestern University-Breast Cancer Survivorship Program- SUCCEED
    www.succeedprogram.org
    The Breast Cancer Survivor Comprehensive Care, Empowerment and Education Program (SUCCEED) addresses the problems that many breast cancer survivors face, including: infertility due to premature ovarian failure, hot flashes, sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, lymphedema, neuropathy, cardiac dysfunction, depression, cognitive impairment, sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome.
  • Rush-Copley Hospital – Aurora
    www.rushcopley.com
    Meeting the healthcare needs of a growing and diverse community, Rush-Copley offers you the latest in advanced heart and vascular care, cancer care, women’s health, emergency services and neuroscience.
  • Saint Mary-Saint Elizabeth Hospital-IBCCP
    www.cancerscreening.illinois.gov
  • St. Anthony Hospital
    http://www.SAHChicago.org
    Founded in 1897, Saint Anthony Hospital is a faith based, non–profit community teaching hospital dedicated to serving the health needs of Chicago’s near southwest side.

  • Second Act
    www.secondactchicago.com
    Second Act is a boutique where individuals facing the challenges of living with cancer can learn about and purchase products to help them regain and maintain a positive self-image.
  • University of Illinois Extension
    http://web.extension.illinois.eduUniversity of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois’ 102 counties and far beyond.
  • University of Illinois Extension’s Cook County Unit
    http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cook
    University of Illinois Extension’s Cook County Unit provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Extension’s Breast Cancer Awareness Online Course will help participants know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, raise their awareness of breast cancer disparities, and benefit from knowing early detection methods with an emphasis on breast self-exams. Take the course at: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/breastcancer/
  • VNA of Fox Valley
    www.vnafoxvalley.com
    VNA of Fox Valley is a humanitarian, not-for-profit organization based on the concept that each individual has the right to quality health care and is to be treated with dignity. VNA has been at the forefront of health services in the Fox Valley area since 1918, bringing exceptional nurse-centered care wherever it’s needed.