Tuberculosis Housing and Directly Observed Therapy Tuberculosis Supportive Housing Program

The program serves individuals with active tuberculosis who are homeless at the time of discharge from the hospital. A case manager dedicated to the project is responsible for moving participants into program housing, securing medications and related supplies, providing daily observation to ensure adherence to medications, ensuring continuity of care for tuberculosis and other health conditions at HHO’s health center and Stroger, linkage to community resources (including housing ;upon completion of DOT), and coordination with CDPH through monthly reports, case reviews, and as otherwise needed.

Acronyms / Alternate NamesDOT
CompanyHeartland Alliance Health
DivisionResidential Housing
Services

Case management, referrals, housing

Screening homeless persons at shelters for TB

Providing direct observational treatment with TB medication

Providing temporary housing for individuals with active TB

LanguagesWith advanced notice, Heartland Alliance services can be provided in more than 35 different languages.,
Eligibility

Individuals must be eighteen or older, must be diagnosed with active tuberculosis and must be homeless.

Homeless
Active TB

Referral / Intake

A referral from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is required to participate in the program

Address1015 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago IL 60640
USA
Community: Uptown
Directions

Uptown neighborhood
Two blocks east of Lawrence CTA Red Line or take #81 Lawrence bus or #151 Sheridan bus to Lawrence/Sheridan Rd

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Testing performed at shelter sites
Housing for persons referred by Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Contact First NameErin
Contact Last NameHantke
Contact Position / Job TitleAssociate Director, Clinical Operations
Contact Phone773-275-2586
Contact Emailapareddy@heartlandalliance.org