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Cottage View Health Center

Cottage View Health Center

Near North Health Service Corporation

Community-based health care and comprehensive social services for people of all ages.

Services Offered

Internal Medicine • Pediatrics • Lab • Podiatry • Ophthalmology • Medical Social Work • Case Management • WIC • Women's health • Ob/Gyn • X-rays • Nutrition Education • Immunizations • Birth Control • Pregnancy Testing • HIV Testing • STI Testing • Nutrition • Family Support • Domestic Violence • Hiv Counseling • Marijuana Dispensary


Near North Health Service Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). It is one of the largest providers of community-based primary care in Chicago. The clinic provides health care, social services and nutrition education to the medically indigent and uninsured residents of the Near North side (Cabrini Green), West Town, Humboldt Park, West Garfield Park, Austin, Kenwood/Oakland, Douglas and Grand Boulevard, and Uptown communities.


4829 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 41.8068294 -87.6060878

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Please see Accepted Insurance.
  • WIC and nutrition referrals available.
  • Phone line available 24 hours.


  • Services provided on a sliding scale
  • Medicaid accepted
  • Medicare accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Children accepted
  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

To make an appointment, call 773-548-1170. Same day appointments are often available.

If a current patient, should arrive 15 – 20 minutes before the appointment time for registration. If a new patient, should arrive at least 30 minutes before the appointment time for registration.

What to Bring to Appointment

If insured, please bring:

1.) Identification
- Identification is required. Clinic accepts one or more of the following types of identification: Driver’s License, State ID, Employment ID, Public Aid ID or Utility Bill indicating name and address of patient, parent or guardian

2.) Proof of Insurance

If uninsured, please bring:

1.) Identification (same as above).

2.) Verification of Income a) If employed, two recent check stubs or W2 Tax Statements, b) If unemployed, Proof of Income (Weekly, Biweekly, or Yearly): SSI benefits, Unemployment benefits, Disability Benefits, Child Support payments with copy of child support agreement, or c) If patient doesn’t receive benefits, should bring a notarized letter of support or non support.