Healthy Homes

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes - We are committed to ensuring that homes are safe from lead poisoning and other harmful pollutants.
  • Nursing and Support Services - website is currently being updated
  • WIC – Our Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education for many pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to qualifying infants and children under age of five.
Financial Assistance for Lead Abatement
Department of Public Health has limited grant funding to assist low-income homeowners and landlords of affordable housing with eliminating lead hazards in their buildings.
Lead Hazard Home Inspection
The Chicago Department of Public Health offers home inspections for various sources of lead hazards that may be present in the home.
Report an Elevated Blood Lead Level
To combat lead poisoning, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to ensure children are tested for lead, to educate parents and property owners of the dangers of lead, and to enforce city and state laws.
WIC (Women Infant Children program)
Provides nutritious foods and counseling to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, children and infants.

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