The Angel Harvey Family Health Center of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago offers an innovative healthcare model that integrates primary medical care, dentistry, optometry, child development, and behavioral health services in a single central location. This “one-stop-shop” ensures barrier-free access to services and provides a multi-service healthcare home to children and their families, which includes:
The Clarendon Hills Infant Welfare Society is one of the nine chapters of the Auxiliary of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago which is compromised of more than 590 members throughout the Chicagoland area.
Established in 1913, the mission of the Auxiliary of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago is to provide financial and volunteer support to IWS.
Since its inception, the Auxiliary has donated more than $140 million to IWS and—due to the unwavering dedication of our members and supporters—is the clinic’s largest single donor each year. Lifelong bonds are formed among our members, many of whom have worked tirelessly to support the Auxiliary and IWS for decades.
The Infant Welfare Society of Chicago has provided over a century of healthcare to the Chicagoland area. Check out this video to learn more about their amazing history or click on "learn more" to view a historical timeline.
A parent of a child in counseling emailed their counselor to express gratitude: "Thank you so much for updating me and all your kind words. I can't explain how grateful I am...you were one of the few people that supported and uplifted her in her life when she needed it the most. You are amazing. I know your profession can be such a thankless job, so I want you to know that your work has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.
A parent, who has been an IWS patient for 15 years, now how brings his son with developmental delays to IWS and receives full medical, dental, and therapy to meet all of his healthcare needs in one spot. The parent expressed to IWS staff how grateful he is that his son can receive a dental checkup where he feels safe and secure due to sensitivities to noise and that it can be stressful, but the apppointment was a success and he saw his son with a bright smile after the dental cleaning.