CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
At Chicago Public Schools, our mission is to provide a high-quality public education for every child in every neighborhood, that prepares them for success in college, career, and community. This important work is grounded in our vision, a document created to align our efforts and provide a clear sense of our priorities over the next three years for all stakeholders. Our work begins with three commitments: academic progress, financial stability, and integrity.
INFO Website www.cps.edu
Address 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60629
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CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
To promote and improve health by engaging residents, communities and partners in establishing and implementing policies and services that prioritize residents and communities with the greatest need.
INFO Website www.cityofchicago.org/health
Address 333 S State St. Room 200, Chicago, IL 60604
CITY OF CHICAGO, OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
INFO Website www.cityofchicago.org/Mayor
Address 121 N LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60602
JESSE BROWN VA MEDICAL CENTER
Honor America’s veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and wellbeing. The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center consists of a 200-bed acute care facility and four community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). Jesse Brown VAMC provides care to approximately 62,000 enrolled veterans who reside in the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, and in four counties in northwestern Indiana. In FY10, the medical center had over 8100 inpatient admissions and 560,000 outpatient visits. A budget of over $355 million supports approximately 2,000 full-time equivalent staff, including 200+ physicians and 450 nurses, with 500+ volunteers providing service and care at Jesse Brown VAMC and CBOCs.
INFO Website https://www.chicago.va.gov/
Address 820 S Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Phone (800)-591-4815 (Telephone Care)
JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County is a teaching hospital that provides primary, specialty and tertiary healthcare services. The hospital has a staff of more than 300 attending physicians along with more than 400 medical residents and fellows.
The hospital serves as the hub for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System for delivery of specialty and sub-specialty care. More than 40% of the hospital’s space is dedicated to an outpatient Specialty Care Center. The Level 1 Trauma Center is one of the most respected in the nation. The hospital’s adult emergency room treats over 110,000 patients annually. While the Pediatrics emergency room treats 45,000 children and adolescents each year with a no wait policy.
In the proud tradition of its predecessor, Cook County Hospital, it remains at the forefront of new therapies and innovations in healthcare while never neglecting those in need. The John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County today continues to maintain the strong commitment of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System to the healthcare needs of Cook County’s underserved population, while also offering a full-range of specialized medical services for all segments of the community.
INFO Website www.cookcountyhhs.org/locations/john-h-stroger-jr-hospital/
Address 1969 W Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Resource Types: Local government