Center on Halsted

Chicago, Illinois

Contact Information

General Email:
Public Contact: Peter Johnson, Director of Public Relations
Executive Director: Modesto Tico Valle, Chief Executive Officer
Board Leader: Marcus Brady, Board Chair

Important Phone Numbers

Main: 773-472-6469
Fax: 773-472-6643
Hotline: 1-800-243-2437
  • Main Address

    3656 N. Halsted
    Chicago, IL 60613  (Map)

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am -9:00 pm

Additional Information

Year Founded: 1973
Annual Budget: $6,000,000
The Hotline Number listed is the State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline, which is operated by Center On Halsted. The LGBTQ Violence Resource Line is 773-871-CARE (2273).

Services and Programs

NOTE: This organization offers programs and services in languages other than English.
LGBT Youth Programs (ages 10-24)

Drop-In Center; Leadership Development & Life Skills; Meals; Mental Health; Recreational & Social Activities; Support; Vocational.

LGBT Older Adults Programs (ages 55 and over)

Discussion Groups; Education; Exercise Programs; Friendly Visitor Program for Isolated Older Adults; Health and Wellness; Intergenerational Programs; Mental Health; Resource and Referral Information; Social and Cultural Programs; Homesharing Programs; Hot Lunch 3 days/week; Senior Voice - A Senior Speakers' Bureau.

Arts/Culture Programs

Art Gallery/Display Space; Book Clubs; Community Meeting Space; Film Festivals/Screenings or Discussions; Theatre/Dance Groups; Yoga/Meditation Classes; Recreation and sponsored sports teams .

Legal Services

Hate Crimes Reporting; LGBT Friendly Legal Referrals; Weekly legal clinics (appointments available with LGBT friendly attorney); Legal Seminars on topics of interest to the community.

Information/Education Services

Computer/Internet/Email Access; Computer/Internet/Email Training; Employment Counseling/Training; Financial Planning/Literacy Training; GED Classes; In-House Library; Recreational Programs; Speakers Bureaus; Culinary Arts training, community training and education, lavender University lectures.

Policy/Civic Engagement Activities

Voter Registration; Advocacy and Community Engagement Department.

Physical Health Programs

Domestic Abuse Counseling; Fitness Programs; Health Promotion and Education; Health Screenings/Healthcare; LGBT Friendly Referrals; STD/HIV Counseling; STD/HIV Outreach and Education; STD/HIV Prevention; STD/HIV Testing.

Mental Health Programs

Couples Counseling; Group Counseling; Individual Counseling; Professionally Facilitated Support Groups; Referral Services.

Anti-Violence Programs

Literature/Materials/Resources; Techinical Assistance/Training/Support.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The information contained in this Directory is subject to change. We recommend that you contact a Center before visiting to confirm operating hours, locations, etc.

Your Center?  If there are changes to be made, information missing, or photos missing, please use our Directory Information form .

⇐ Illinois Centers  ⇐ ALL Centers  
CenterLink Financial and Non-Profit Documents
CONTACT US: P.O. Box 24490, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33307 Phone: 954-765-6024 Fax: 954-206-0469 Email:
© 1994 - 2017 CenterLink | design/development: MikeWorks.NET | Hosted on MS Azure | Powered by mojoPortal