About Us

01 The Heart of It All

Our patients and staff are at the heart of everything we do.

Today, from our healthcare home in Logan Square, we provide healthcare services and education to medically underserved and vulnerable Chicagoans, which includes:

  • Pediatric Health
  • Adult Health
  • Pediatric and Family Dentistry
  • Prenatal Care, including CenteringPregnancy™
  • Care Coordination
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling Services
  • Primary Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Skills Groups
  • Optometry

02 Our Vision

At IWS Family Health, we envision a community of children and families with healthy bodies and minds.

03 Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a continuum of integrated, quality, and preventive health care services to children and their families, enabling them to lead healthy and productive lives.

IWS received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval! This is a nationally recognized acknowledgment that IWS meets the ambulatory care and behavioral health standards that determine “quality of care” in a safe environment.

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Our Story . . .

Watch the video to see a glimpse of our story, then click the button below for more details of how we got started, where we’ve been, and where we’re headed!

Meet Our Team

All employees are the lifeblood of any quality organization, and that is especially true here at IWS. We
celebrate and commit ourselves to compassionate care!

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Denise’s Story

About our COO

Ready to join the family? Click here to see our available positions!

Financials and Publications

Below are Infant Welfare Society’s public documents, which are available for downloading.

These links are constantly updated.

Annual Reports

If you would like printed copies of these materials, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement.


Our email newsletters are published biweekly with a letter from our CEO and patient & community updates.

Audited Financials and 990

Our leadership team holds themselves to the highest standards in our business practices and internal controls.

2023 Annual Report

Dr. Tara Ioffe

Family Practice

Dr. Tara Ioffe is a dedicated and compassionate Board-Certified Family Medicine physician with a strong commitment to providing excellent care to her patients. She obtained her medical degree from Avalon University in Curacao and went on to complete her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Oklahoma. She has worked at the University of Chicago and most recently NorthShore University. She has since returned to Chicago and is thrilled to join the IWS Family Health team in 2023, where she will continue to provide excellent care to her patients.

Throughout her career, Dr. Ioffe has gained experience in diverse medical fields, such as immediate and urgent care medicine while working at NorthShore Immediate Care. She did clinical research at the University of Chicago. Dr. Ioffe strives to foster a secure and inclusive environment for all her patients. She believes in an integrated approach to medicine, dedicating her time to understand each patient’s unique needs.

During her leisure time, Dr. Ioffe indulges in reading a variety of books for pleasure, plays boardgames, and loves to explore Chicago with her spouse and young child.