Welcoming Centers

for Immigrants and New Residents

Aunt Martha’s help for immigrants and new residents begins with a team that understands the importance of providing care that is trauma-based and focused on the unique needs of the people and families we serve. Our services for immigrants and new residents are part of the Illinois Welcoming Centers (IWC) program and are funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Welcoming Centers for Immigrants and New Residents

How can Aunt Martha’s Welcoming Centers Help Your Family?

Find services in your new community that are sensitive to your cultural and linguistic needs.

Help you get free or low-cost benefits from state and federal agencies.

Coordinate care and services with other agencies that can help you and your family.

At Aunt Martha’s, you will never be turned away or denied services based on your income, health insurance, immigration or citizenship status.

Immigrants and new residents are never turned away at Aunt Martha's.

Illinois Welcoming Centers at Aunt Martha’s


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A Medical Home for Your Family

Our health centers – like the ones where our Welcoming Centers are located – do so much more than a traditional family doctor. Ask a Welcoming Center team member about our Patient-Centered Medical Home model, and learn how to make us your Medical Home today.

More ways our Welcoming Centers can help

Aunt Martha’s Welcoming Center staff are experts about the resources available in the communities we serve. If we cannot help you right here at Aunt Martha’s, our team is ready to connect you with someone who can.

Common referrals for immigrants and new residents are to places that offer:

  • Specialty medical care
  • Educational services like English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED
  • Immigration services
  • Help getting important documents like Illinois driver’s license
  • Food assistance
  • Other community services

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