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Health Insurance

We accept health insurance plans for a number of medical, dental, and optometry services.
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Payment Information

IWS will never decline service to a registered patient on the basis of ability to pay.
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Sliding Fee Scale

IWS offers financial help for medical, dental, optometry, and behavioral health counseling.
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Prepare For Your Visit

We can hardly wait to serve you, but there’s a few things you can do before you arrive to make your visit perfect!
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Please call us at (773) 782-2800 at least 24 hours before your visit so your appointment slot can be given to another patient.

Insured or Uninsured?

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Community Resources

Betty’s Daycare Academy

5725 W. Chicago Ave. 773.261.1434

Casa Central Day Care

2222 N Kedzie Blvd. 773.772.1170

Diversey Daycare

3155 W. Diversey 773.342.7777

Eyes on the Future

6969 N. Ravenswood 773.973.0771

Guadalupano Family Center

1814 S. Paulina Ave. 312.666.3883

J.P.E Daycare Center

8625 S. Cottage Grove 773.994.0788

Kiddie Garden Little Angels

4235 S Kedzie 773.843.1976

Kimball Daycare

1636 N. Kimball 773.235.7200

Learn Together Grow Together Day Care Center

1246 W. 99th St. 773.568.4769

Little People Daycare

7428 N. Rogers Ave. 773.761.2305

Logan Square Boys & Girls Club

3228 W Palmer St 773.342.8800

Los Pequeños Angelitos

3711 W. 55th 773.735.5827

McCormick Tribune YMCA

1834 Lawndale Ave 773.235.2525

Nia Family Center

744 N. Monticello Ave 773.722.0115

North Star Daycare

4341 W. North Ave 773.252.9200

Smart From the Start

4135 W. Armitage Ave. 773.697.7057

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave 312.227.4000

Health Care Alternative Systems (HAS)

2755 W. Armitage 773.252.3100

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

2233 W. Division St. 312.770.2000

Swedish Covenant Hospital

5145 N. California Ave 773.878.8200

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

836 W Wellington Ave 773.975.1600

Norwegian American Hospital

1044 N Francisco Ave 773.292.8200

Association House of Chicago

1116 N Kedzie Ave 773.772.8009

Christopher House

3255 W Altgeld St. 773.235.4073

Our Lady of Grace School

2446 N Ridgeway Ave 773.342.0170

Unity Lutheran Schools

3740 W. Belden Avenue 773.342.5854

Esperanza Community Services

520 N. Marshfield Ave. 312.243.6097

Family Focus

4145 W Armitage Ave 773.276.0940

Inner City Impact

3327 W Fullerton Ave 773.384.4200

Logan Square Neighborhood Association

2840 N Milwaukee Ave 773.384.4370

Paulo Freire Family Center

1653 W. 43rd St. 773.826.6260

Taylor Center for New Experiences

1633 Hamlin Ave. 773.227.8551

Komed Holman Health Center WIC

4259 S. Berkeley 773.268.7600 (press “5”)

Loise Landau Health Center WIC

800 N. Kedzie 773.826.3450

North Kostner Health Center WIC

1520 N. Kostner 312.216.8039

Norwegian American WIC

1044 N. Francisco 773.486.0126

Nutrition Center WIC

1734 W. Chicago 773.227.8022

Sunnyside Health Center WIC

4501 N. Sheridan 773.878.8098

Winfield Moody Health Center WIC

1276 N. Clybourn 312.337.1073 (press “5”)


Food Pantries / Despensas de Comida
Chicago Hope Food Pantry

2501 N Kedzie 773.384.6800

Elijahs Pantry

2649 N. Francisco 773.772.2045

Iglesia de Dios Peniel Pantry

2536 W. Division St. 773.278.8653

Iglesia Evangelica Emanuel

5016 W. Armitage Ave 773.237.1645

Irving Park Community Food Pantry

3801 N. Keeler Ave. 773.283.6296

Salvation Army of Chicago Hunger Relief

4056 N. Pulaski Rd. 773.685.7676

Spanish Coalition for Housing

1922 N. Pulaski 773.342.7575

If you would like to add to this lists above, please contact us at We are always updating our list and would love to hear from you. Thank you!

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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.