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The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing

The IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program is a part of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH). To reach someone at ISGMH or to sign up for our mailing list, visit the ISGMH contact page.

In crisis or need to talk to someone?
Contact the Trevor Lifeline at 1-866-4-U-Trevor, or text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Have questions about HIV or where to get tested?
Type your zip code into the Service Locator at, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National HIV and STD Testing Resources website, or call the CDC at 1-800-232-4636.

Interested in participating in research?
Visit our Participate in Research page to learn more.

Looking for a job or internship?
Check out our Job Announcements or Internships listings.

The IMPACT Program does not provide medical or mental health services, advice, or referrals. If you have a general question about our research, please email us at impact[at] or call 312-503-6509.

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A signed authorization is required each time you want to use copyrighted materials. To request to reproduce copyrighted materials from the IMPACT LGBT Health & Development Program, fill out the Copyright Permission Request Form and email the signed form to impact[at] Please limit to one item (e.g. video, photo, quiz, blog entry) per request form, and submit your request at least two weeks before you need an answer.


The IMPACT Program is a part of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and wellbeing, which is located in downtown Chicago at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. We are also resident partners of the Center on Halsted, which is where the majority of study visits take place.

Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing
625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60611

Taking public transportation is recommended, as we are not able to validate for parking. To plan your trip, use the Chicago Transit Authority’s Trip Planner.  Paid parking garages are also available at Northwestern University and in the nearby vicinity.

Center on Halsted
3656 N. Halsted
Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Center on Halsted is conveniently located near the CTA’s Red Line Addison stop. Only street parking is available. For details, see Center on Halsted’s parking information.


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