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“The way they took the time to talk to me and answer my questions, it was like I was the only one in the whole health center.  I remember thinking, ‘I was never treated this well when I had insurance and money.’”


CommunityHealth is committed to serving the uninsured and believes that everyone deserves access to high quality healthcare.  As of January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides new insurance options for thousands of uninsured who may now be eligible for Medicaid or health care coverage through the state “marketplace.” To find out if you qualify, please visit

To qualify for care at CommunityHealth:

*For example, it is $59,625 for a family of four, and $29,175 for an indiviudal*

  • CommunityHealth must be the only place you will be receiving healthcare

Please bring the following information with you at the time of intake:

  • Proof of income
    • Tax returns from previous year
    • ONLY if you did not file taxes, you may bring:
      • Check stubs for the past 30 days
      • OR written statement from employer if you get paid cash
      • OR supporter’s income, if you are supported by someone else
  • Proof of address (NOTE: we do not accept PO boxes as proof of address)
  • Picture ID
  • List of current medications, if any
  • If previously insured, a letter saying that you are no longer covered

If you need more information about becoming a CommunityHealth patient, please contact

West Town: Virginia Gallegos, Intake Coordinator, 773.969.5924 or

Englewood:  Marcia Gaston, Patient Services Specialist, 773.994.1515 or

Intake/Registration Hours

West Town2611 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 AM – 8PM
Tuesday 9 AM – 6 PM
Friday 9 AM – 1 PM
Saturday 9 AM – noon

Englewood641 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL 60621
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 AM – 1 PM
Thursday 9AM – 11:30AM
Friday 9 AM – Noon

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