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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

AFC funds and coordinates prevention, care, and advocacy projects, collaborates with community organizations to develop and improve HIV/AIDS services and champions effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.

Angel Flight Central

A volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to removing the burdens of arranging long-distance transportation at times of personal and community crisis.

Chicago Artists Resource

Chicago Artists Resources assist artists with their creative and professional practice and to strengthen the community of artists in Chicago

Chicago Department of Aging Senior Transportation Program

Public Transportation Services for Seniors and the Disabled: ADA Paratransit service is for riders with disabilities or health conditions which prevent them from using fixed route service (Buses and "El" Trains).

Chicago Senior Services-Area Agency on Aging

This site is useful for Chicago residents seeking senior services including advocacy, information, and assistance in seeking benefits, classes, multi-purpose senior centers, and case management.

Chicago Teaching Artists Collective (CTAC)

The Chicago Teaching Artists Collective is a volunteer-based network of artists from all disciplines working together to build the field of the artist as teacher on local, national, and global levels.

Chicago, Illinois Area Alcoholics Anonymous

This site has a meeting directory, contact information to obtain organizational literature, and resources for people who think they may have an alcohol addiction.

The popular listings site has sections for Chicago and other Central Region cities.

Gay Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting in Chicago

This page lists the times and locations for gay AA meetings in Chicago.

Illinois Department on Aging

The Department on Aging is dedicated to preserving the independence and quality of life of seniors and their caregivers by providing programs, services, resources, and advocacy. They support a Senior Helpline for anyone interested in obtaining resources or services for seniors, 1-800-252-8966. They also host a hotline to report Elder Abuse, 1-866-800-1409.

Illinois Flood Report

The state of Illinois created this site to alert residents of road and waterway closures and post shelter locations, public health warnings, and disaster assistance and recovery information.

Public Transportation Services for Seniors and the Disabled

ADA Paratransit service is for riders with disabilities or health conditions which prevent them from using fixed route service (Buses and "El" Trains).

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center

The CORE Center is the nation's first free-standing, specialized out-patient health care facility addressing the medical and social needs of people with HIV/AIDS and other chronic infectious diseases. Services include primary care, laboratory testing, infusion therapy, pediatrics, dental care, specialty consultations and screenings, complementary medicine and mental healthcare.

Test Accessing Care

Test Positive Awareness Network

TPAN offers support services, referrals, information and advocacy to people living with HIV, as well as educational forums for the general public.