Healthcare

Asian Human Services offers many avenues to health and well-being. We provide primary care to children and adults, and services to clients in our mental health program and our HIV program. We help thousands of people every year advance toward healthy lives.


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Family Health Center

At the federally funded Asian Human Services Family Health Center, we offer comprehensive services for individuals in all stages of life. Our emphases include maternal health, pediatric services, women’s health, adolescent care, internal medicine for adult men and women, and services for senior citizens.

"Asian Human Services Family Health Center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n)."

For hours and appointments call 773-761-0300.

Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc. is providing services at four clinic sites listed below:

Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc. - East Building
2424 W. Peterson Ave. Chicago, IL 60659
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 9am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm
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Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc - West Building
2501 W. Peterson Ave. Chicago, IL 60659
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 5pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 9am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm
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Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc. - Skokie Clinic
8800 Lockwood Ave. Skokie, IL 60077
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday: 11am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm (alternate weekends)
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Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc. - Niles Clinic
8565 W. Dempster Ave Suite 104 Niles, IL 60714
Monday thru Friday: 9am - 5pm
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  • • Baby Vaccine Shots
  • • Well Child Visits
  • • School Physicals
  • • Immigration Physical
  • • Women’s Health
  • • Pregnancy Tests and Prenatal Care
  • • Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
  • • TB Tests and Cancer Screening
  • • Adult Medical Care
  • • Blood Pressure and Diabetes Tests and Treatment
  • • Psychiatric Care and Behavioral Health Counseling
  • • WIC Services
  • • Dental Services
  • • Assistance in Medicaid and Marketplace Insurance Enrollments

Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Asian Human Services Family Health Center is your Patient Centered Medical Home. AHSFHC is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level II certified Patient Centered Medical Home. We take a team approach to providing high-quality, comprehensive, cost-effective healthcare for your entire family. You have one place to call, giving you access to personalized care and a complete range of services. Our focus on preventive care means better health and lower costs for our patients. As a PCMH, we are dedicated to delivering a patient experience that is personalized, coordinated, effective and efficient. For more information, download our brochure: AHS PCMH brochure

To learn more about PCMH, visit www.emmisolutions.com
For the A-Z in health topics and tools to help you and your family, visit www.healthfinder.gov

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Family Dentistry

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Through the Little Kids, Big Smiles Dentistry Program, children of all ages as well as qualified adults will have access to quality, low-cost dental and oral care. Services include exams and diagnostic services, digital radiology, cleanings, fillings, basic restorative dental care, extractions, removable partial dentures, sealants, and oral health outreach and education. The dental clinic is equipped with an electronic dental record system and digital radiology equipments.
All dental services are provided on a sliding fee scale. The dental clinic operates six days a week, offering extended evening hours two days a week to accommodate working families and others who need appointments in the early evening. Saturday appointments are also available.

For appointments, call 773-761-0300.

Mental Health

The Mental Health Program located in the Bridgeview Bank building in Uptown is designed to meet the diverse emotional and social needs of Asian immigrant and refugees and other underserved communities. We are CARF accredited and Medicaid certified. Our goal is to provide client-centered, culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services so that clients can achieve independence, lead productive lives and integrate effectively into mainstream society. Services are offered in English, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Khmer, Thai, Lao, Korean, Hindi, Urdu, Bosnian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Russian, Spanish, Nepalese, Somali, Tagalog, Nepali, and other languages. We take Medicaid/All Kids and many of the managed cared Medicaid contracts. We are opened 9-5 pm. We speak your language!

For hours and appointments, call (773) 293-8443.

Mental Health Services main office is located:
4753 North Broadway, Suite 700, Chicago 60640.
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  • Adult Mental Health Counseling Services
    • • For ages 18 and over
    • • Provide individual, Group, Couple and Family Counseling
    • • Resolve social adjustment, acculturation, emotional changes, changes in health, and intergenerational conflict
    • • Services provided at AHS Uptown 4753 N. Broadway and at AHS Family Health Center 2424 W. Peterson, Chicago

  • Case Management
    • • Advocate and linkage to services and other resources
    • • Assistance with Medicaid applications and social security applications
    • • Assistance with Citizenship applications and many others

  • Psychiatric Services
    • • Psychiatrists specializing in adult, child and adolescent counseling
    • • Provide evaluations
    • • Medication Monitorings

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Counseling Services
    • • For ages 5-17
    • • Provide individual and family counseling
    • • Resolve social, emotional, behavioral and academic problems
    • • Services provided at AHS Uptown 4753 N. Broadway, at AHS Passage Charter School 1643 W. Bryn Mawr, and at AHS Family Health Center 2424 W. Peterson.

  • Group Services
    • • Provide a supportive and safe environment for Asian immigrants and refugees and other underserved community members
    • • Increase self esteem, develop practical life skills, adjustment and acculturation, and psycho-education for various levels of counseling
    • • Resolve social, emotional, behavioral and academic problems
    • • Services provided at AHS Uptown 4753 N. Broadway, at AHS Passage Charter School 1643 W. Bryn Mawr, and at AHS Family Health Center 2424 W. Peterson.

  • Substance Abuse Counseling
    • • Level One Outpatient License
    • • Provide individual and group counseling
    • • Provide for limited English speaking for Asian and African population
    • • Grant funded through Asian Health Coalition

Community Health

Community Health services are offered through a variety of programs and services. Some of the services AHS offers include: HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs; disability and vocational services; school based violence prevention, smoking cessation, obesity prevention and healthy living, Hepatitis B Awareness education, immunization campaigns, breast and cervical cancer prevention, and much more. Several of our programs have been selected for "Model of Excellence" awards by local and state health departments.

For more information, call (773) 293-8430.

Community Health programs are based at our Uptown Center:
4753 North Broadway, Suite 700, Chicago 60640.
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  • The Banyan Tree Project
    Provides HIV prevention education, confidential testing/counseling, case management and linkage to care, housing resources and advocacy, counseling benefits enrollment to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.


  • Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
    Focuses on chronic disease prevention and violence prevention among children, youth, women, and the elderly. The programs include: diabetes, obesity, CPR and First Aid certification for clients and providers, breast and cervical cancer, hepatitis, smoking cessation and prevention, and violence prevention. Free health screening is provided through annual health fairs and community outreach activities.

  • Community Health Needs Assessment and Advocacy
    Identifies healthcare needs and emerging health issues in the community, develop a policy and advocacy agenda, and host health forums and press conferences to increase awareness in the community and the public.

  • Smoking Cessation
    Provides smoking cessation information and services to the Asian American community with the help of local and national partners, including the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago (RHAMC), American Lung Association of Illinois, and Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL). The Asian Smokers' Quitline is a free nationwide Asian-language quit smoking service for individuals who speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and Vietnamese. For more information on the Asian language tobacco quitline, visit www.asiansmokersquitline.org
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