In this uncertain time Legal Council is working hard to ensure protections for the communities we serve while also protecting our staff.



We continue to advocate for the protections of communities most at-risk during this trying time. Our commitment to the LGBTQ community remains strong and we have reached out to our partners to share and disseminate information on policy changes, and to inform them that our attorneys are available for intakes. Our Howard Brown Health (HBH) legal clinic is open and we are working with the HBH call center to schedule appointments. Right now, a lot of our casework relates to unemployment, housing issues, insurance, and HIV confidentiality. We are seeing more legal services related to the consequences of sheltering in place. We are ...

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

DIFFA/Chicago Announces Excellence in Care Recipients Funding Awards made to 11 Chicago Service Agencies at February 25 Event DIFFA/Chicago Fellowship at Northwestern Medicine presented by Herman Miller The following agencies have been awarded grants this year: Chicago House, The CORE Foundation, Heartland Alliance Health, Legal Council of Health Justice with Howard Brown Health, Mother & Child Alliance, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital (Care2Prevent), University of Illinois Health Community Clinic Network, Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN), Youth Outlook, and Vida/SIDA.

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Heartland Alliance Health (HAH) is dedicated to transforming health for the most vulnerable and marginalized in Chicago. Our services have always been critical but COVID-19 brings unprecedented threats to the individuals and communities we serve.

Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2020

DIFFA/Chicago’s purpose is to support programs and ideas that reflect a unique or innovative approach to the HIV/AIDS epidemic; projects which incorporate strategic collaboration between agencies or provide treatment, direct care services, preventive education/advocacy programs and outreach to people in the Chicago area who are HIV+, living with AIDS, or at risk of infection.

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Multiple media outlets have already started covering Art for Life Chicago!

Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019

On February 26 at the Herman Miller showroom in the Merchandise Mart, DIFFA/Chicago ( Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago ) held an event honoring the recipients of this year's Excellence in Care Awards.

Posted: Friday, April 5, 2019

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