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Haymarket Center is the largest and most comprehensive provider of treatment for substance use and mental health disorders in Chicago. As a designated Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike we provide comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services.

We serve 12,000 people annually. Most are from Chicago, but many are from every area of Illinois.

Haymarket clients typically have the fewest resources and the greatest challenges.

95% – Income $10,000 or Less


90% – Unemployed


74% – History of Homelessness


68% – Mental Illness


90% – Criminal Backgrounds


32% – Uninsured


52% – High Risk Sex


30% – Did Not Complete Secondary Education


*2019 Statistics

As a National Health Service Corps site, no one at Haymarket Center will be denied access to services due to inability to pay, and a discounted/sliding fee schedule is available based on family size and income.”

We offer access around the clock with no wait for assessment. We are never closed.

Haymarket Center’s approach combines the full continuum of substance use care with integration of substance use, mental health, and primary care.

Detoxification, Central Intake (Assessment), Residential Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Recovery Home. Recovery Support Services Continue Throughout the Client’s Stay

Sample outcomes, from an independent evaluation of a federal grant:

  • 87% Reduction in Alcohol and Drug Use
  • 64% Decrease in Mental Health symptoms
  • 92% Reduction in high-risk sexual behaviors
  • 91% Reduction in Criminal Activity
  • 74% Increase in Clients Employed

Annual Reports

2021 & 2022 Annual Report | 2020 Annual Report | 2018-2019 Annual Report | 2017 Annual Report