Empowering Chicago's LGBTQ+ Youth

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Your support enables us to provide vital services and advocacy for LGBTQ+ youth and underserved communities. Every donation makes a difference.

Your donation supports vital programs and advocacy for a brighter future.

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"TaskForce has had a positive impact on me because they opened my eyes on a lot of things and helped me to express myself."

A. L., TaskForce Community Member

Who We Are

At TaskForce Prevention and Community Services, we’re dedicated to uplifting LGBTQ+ youth and underserved communities through comprehensive support and advocacy. Since 1990, we've provided essential services like food, clothing, mental health support, and HIV prevention. Join our mission to foster a stronger, more inclusive community!

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Your Support Can Change Lives

Promoting health and wellness through HIV/STI testing, PrEP navigation, sexual health education, and comprehensive care for those living with HIV.

Services: HIV/STI testing; insurance navigation; linkage to care; medical navigation; Ryan White case management; PrEP navigation; and sexual health education (Mpowerment) 

Offering support with basic necessities such as food, hygiene kits, and clothing, along with housing and workforce development assistance.

Services: Fresh produce; food pantry; personal hygiene kits; clothing closet; housing referrals; SNAP benefits and other governmental assistance program access; and workforce development

Safe Space and Community Outreach Program

Essential Services Program

Prevention and Treatment Services Program

Mental Wellness and Violence Prevention Program

Supporting mental health and preventing violence through education, support groups, counseling referrals, and GBV case management.

Services: Gender-based violence (GBV) education program; mental health support groups for GBV; GBV case management; Mental Health First Aid; and counseling services (referrals) 

Advocacy Program

Advocating for inclusivity and justice through community partnerships focused on gender markers, name changes, and culturally responsive training.

Services: Gender markers on state ID; name change for formerly incarcerated, and more

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By donating to TaskForce Prevention and Community Services, you directly contribute to vital programs that empower LGBTQ+ youth and support underserved communities.

individuals served annually through our community closet and food pantry, providing free food, clothing, hygiene supplies, and haircuts.

Our Impact in 2023

individuals connected to LGBTQ+ affirming medical providers for substance dependence treatment, hormone therapy, PrEP, and other vital medical services.

bags of fresh produce distributed to families in underserved communities on the west side of Chicago, in partnership with the Reva Logan Foundation.

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individuals at high risk received HIV testing, with connections to vital medical services, mental health providers, and legal services.

See how your support has helped us make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

"TaskForce has positively impacted me because I was recently experiencing homelessness and they sent me in the right direction, helping me to find housing."

V. M., TaskForce Community Member

Your donation supports vital programs and advocacy for a brighter future.

Fostering creativity and empowerment, our Vogue School and outreach efforts offer a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, providing education, expression, and vital healthcare information.

Services: Chicago Vogue School drop-in; Vogue workshops; community events; and PrEP4Teens