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Rosecrance Opens Norwood Park Mental Health Facility With Treatment For Kids, Teens And Adults

Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, who represents parts of the Northwest Side, said social stigma, cost, insurance complications and proximity can keep ...

“Care Over Cost” Healthcare Town Hall Touches on Claims Denials and Inaccessibility

On February 17th, our office joined Senator Martwick, Representative Guzzardi, the Department of Insurance, and The People’s Lobby in hosting ...

Citizens Utility Board Leads “Our Future Home” Event on Clean Energy

On February 15th, our office teamed up with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) to teach NW Side neighbors about how ...

Northwest Side Neighbors Gather to Honor Deaths of Homeless Community Members

The memorial service, hosted by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, raised awareness about the lack of services for homeless people on the ...

Unpack the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Event

On Saturday, January 20th, 2024, our office partnered with Senator Robert Martwick and Bridget Degnen in hosting our “Unpack the ...

Warming Centers on the NW Side and Greater City of Chicago

Our Office is greatly concerned about the inadequacies of the warming shelters and overnight shelters on the far Northwest side ...

January/February District Updates

Check out these great community events that our office will be hosting this January and February! ...

Illinois makes progress towards universal mental health screening in schools

“Universal mental health screening for all K-12 students is a crucial step to ensure our schools can serve as social ...

Report Reveals IL Schools are Well on their Way Toward Phasing in Universal Mental Health Screening for Students

“Our country is facing a youth mental health crisis, and I am proud of the work we have done in ...

2023 Veto Session Update – Legislation and Budget

Over two weeks in October and November, the General Assembly convened to continue the 2023 legislative session with a six-day ...

Update on New Arrivals and Homelessness on the NW Side

As most Chicagoans know by now, In the past year more than 24,000 new arrivals have come to Chicago by ...

Representative LaPointe Stands Up for Bike Safety

Like so many others in our community, I have been deeply affected by the tragic deaths and injuries of cyclists ...

Want a cure for cynicism? Try digging holes and planting trees.

  “When I reported for the check-in that morning, I stood alongside not only everyday Chicagoans but also some of ...

Community New Arrivals Update 10/2/2023

As most Chicagoans know, new arrivals continue to arrive by bus to Chicago in an uncoordinated fashion, arriving from southern ...

LaPointe, LSSI Highlight New Resources and Job Opportunities Combatting Area Homelessness

CHICAGO – As part of continued efforts to end homelessness on Chicago’s Far Northwest Side, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is ...