Call for an appointment 773-584-6200

Additional Programs

Diabetes Management and Prevention

Esperanza provides a Diabetes Education Group that is facilitated by care coordinators to improve the quality of life for pre-diabetics, diabetics, and their family members by promoting healthy and positive lifestyle changes. For more information, please contact Ivan Alcala, Lead Care Coordinator, at 773-640-5779 or ialcala@esperanzachicago.org.

Benefits Counseling

Esperanza provides free assistance to apply for Marketplace Health Insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid. We also help with applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the LINK card, for eligible families. Please call 773-584-6200 for more information.

Immigration Physicals

Immigration physicals are typically required for anyone who applies for lawful permanent resident status. Esperanza is an approved site.

Requirements:

  • Government-issued photo ID from the U.S. or your country of origin (such as a valid passport or driver's license)
    • If you are 14 years old or younger, bring identification that shows your name, date of birth, place of birth, and parents' full names. Possible forms of identification include your birth certificate (with an English translation) or an affidavit.
  • Immunization records
  • Payment
    • Physical exam (includes lab work and TB test) is $175. Vaccines will be charged separately depending on which vaccines are needed.

Please call 773-584-6000 to make an appointment.

Cafecito con Esperanza

Cafecito con Esperanza is a senior group that encourages socializing and creativity. Join us to meet and participate with other community seniors in fun activities such as arts and crafts, board games, and painting. 

This group meets every first and third Tuesday at 9:30am at Esperanza California, 2001 S. California Ave. For more information, please contact Vanessa Herrera, Adult Medicine Care Coordinator, at 773-640-5796 or vherrera@esperanzachicago.org.

Beginning January 23rd, this group will meet every second and fourth Thursday at 11:00am at Esperanza Brighton Park, 4700 S. California Ave. For more information, please contact Ofelia Figueroa, Adult Medicine Care Coordinator, at 773-584-6170 or ofigueroa@esperanzachicago.org.