Community Resources & Links

Weiss Community Reosurces & LinksFollowing is a collection of community health links, organizations and services that you may be in need of now or find valuable at a future date. If you would like to include your organization in our listing of community resources or suggest additional resources, please feel free to Contact Us.

Alderman James Cappleman – 46th Ward
Contact information and news for the 46th Ward.  

Alderman Ameya Pawar – 47th Ward
Contact information and news for the 47th Ward. 

Alderman Harry Osterman – 48th Ward
Contact information and news for the 48th Ward. 

Apna Ghar
Apna Ghar is a domestic violence shelter serving primarily Asian women and children. It was the first Asian shelter of its kind in the Midwestern United States.

Asian Human Services
Asian Human Services (AHS) exists to provide quality and compassionate services to the Asian American community of metropolitan Chicago. 

Census 2010
Information about the 2010 Census.

Chicago Community Health Centers
Community Health Centers are locally-based healthcare clinics that provide comprehensive primary and preventive care to underserved populations, such as the uninsured, low income, Medicaid recipients, and racial and ethnic minorities. Find a Community Health Center for underserved and special populations.

Chicago Police Department – 23rd District
23rd District community policing information.

City of Chicago
Official web site of Chicago with city news and information, tourism activities and sister agencies. 

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4), a behavioral health and social service provider, offers quality, comprehensive services tailored to the cultural and economic diversity of its consumers. C4 has dedicated 27 years of counseling experience and expertise to healing and helping men, women and children who are struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, emotional trauma and the aftermath of violence.

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Biography, contact information and latest government news. 

Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE) 
CJE provides programs and services for older people who live in Chicago and the suburbs. Home delivered meals, personal care, bill paying, transportation, information and referral, health services, counseling, housing assistance and more can be arranged by calling (773) 508-1000. 

Edgewater Chamber of Commerce
Offers a 76-page Business and Community Guide for residents and consumers, the City of Chicago Facade Rebate Program to commercial property owners and works with them to create a pleasant shopping environment, and a Street Improvements Program that includes landscaping, street cleaning and infrastructure repairs.

Government Web Sites
The first ever government web site to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources. 

Heartland Alliance
Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. 

Human Services Information & Referral Resource Network
Directory information and links to sites for Human Services and associated information and referral, Health and Medical Services, Disease Centers and Reports, Prescription Drug Products and Reference material, Community Health and Outreach programs and published information on these subjects.

Korean American Senior Center
(773) 878-7272

4750 N Sheridan Rd,
Chicago, IL 60640
The Korean American senior Center strives to be a leading force in supporting the elderly, with a primary focus on Korean Americans in metropolitan Chicago, by assisting them to obtain and sustain a sense of dignity and improved quality of life. 

North Side Community Federal Credit Union
North Side Community Federal Credit Union is a community development credit union with a history of serving people who are not using mainstream financial institutions. Our mission is to promote the financial well-being of our diverse community by providing affordable services and expanding the availability of alternative financial resourses.

Residents for Effective Shelter Transitions (REST)
Providing emergency shelter, supportive services and interim housing to homeless men and women in Chicago since 1979.

Salvation Army – Uptown
The Salvation Army's Uptown Corps Service Center provides a caring place for those in need of crisis counseling, emergency assistance, advocacy and self-help groups. Also provides a variety of services and programs for the homeless. 

State Representative Constance A. Howard – 34th District
Biography and contact information for the state respresentative of the 34th District. 

State Representative Sara Feigenholtz – 12th District
Biography and contact information for the state representative of the 12th District.

State Senator Donne E. Trotter – 17th District
Biography and contact information for the state senator of the 17th District. 

Truman College
Truman College, as one of the seven City colleges of Chicago, is a public institution serving the Chicago community under the Master Plan for Higher Education in Illinois. Truman College is dedicated to providing opportunities that meet the postsecondary, basic skills, workforce training, continuing education and cultural needs of the diverse, multiethnic community the college serves.

Uptown Chamber of Commerce
The Uptown Chamber is a non-profit association of businesses, merchants and service agencies working to promote Uptown as a good place to live, work, shop and do business. The mission is to facilitate economic development and technical assistance programs which serve the diverse economic and social needs of the community. Call (773) 878-1184.

Vietnamese Association of Illinois (VAI)
(773) 989-6153
5110 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
The Vietnamese Association of Illinois is a non-profit, community-based mutual assistance association (MAA), an agency founded by and for Vietnamese refugees. VAI's main mission is to foster the development and strength of the Vietnamese community.

Weiss Memorial Hospital Classes, Seminars and Events
Learn about the classes, seminars and events available at Weiss.

Weiss Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation
Learn about Weiss' cardiac rehabilitation program.

Weiss Memorial Hospital Exercise Classes for Seniors
Check out the exercise classes at Weiss designed specifically for seniors.

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