Our Mission: To deliver health and hope for Chicago’s underserved communities
Our Values: Caring, Quality, Family
Esperanza provides bilingual, high-quality primary care, behavioral health, and wellness services to the community, regardless of immigration status, insurance status, or ability to pay. Esperanza’s three sites in Little Village (South Lawndale) and Marquette Park (Chicago Lawn) deliver care to over 20,000 patients each year from communities across the Southwest side.
Our commitment to offering care of the highest quality is made clear by our designation as a National Quality Leader by HRSA in both 2016 and 2017, which ranks Esperanza among the top 3% of health centers in the nation and the top two in Illinois for our quality of care.
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the American Midwest, with approximately 2.7 million residents. Its metropolitan area (also called "Chicagoland"), which extends into Indiana and Wisconsin.
As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard work, and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods.
Chicago is also a leader in reforming public schools, enhancing public safety and security initiatives, providing affordable housing in attractive and economically sound communities, ensuring accessibility for all and fostering, social, economic and environmental sustainability.
In Chicago, you're one of us. Whether hanging out in vibrant neighborhoods or kicking back in Millenium Park, you'll always feel welcome. So, grab a seat in one of our 200+ theaters. Enjoy miles of shopping. Be amazed by our museum treasures. Soak up the sun on sandy beaches or rooftop bars. And dine at our Michelin-star restaurants. With the countless experiences, there are to have in Chicago, you'll fit right in and feel right at home.