Support The Gift House
The Gift House is a registered 501c3 organization.  We also rely on your donations to provide our programs and services.  All donations are tax deductible (cash, items or services).   On items, check, or service donations, The Gift House will provide a letter of acknowledgement to be used on your tax return. Thanks for your help!

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HIV Counseling & Testing
Get tested! No blood draw is required: only a cheek swab.  If you prefer blood test we also can provide it.

 Syphilis Test
Blood draw is required.

 Urine test for Gonorrhea & Chlamydia
Urine sample for these Sexually Transmitted Infections.

 Hepatitis C
Viral Hepatitis education and testing done finger stick to get a blood sample.

5-Panel Drug test

Pregnancy test

Who We Are

The Gift House, Inc. is a grass roots community based organization and not for profit that provides Free HIV and STD testing, diabetes and high blood pressure screenings, counseling, information, and career development.  The Gift House, Inc. is an informational and testing resource designed to educate and inform at-risk populations of communicable diseases, HIV and STD education and healthy living practices.

About Us

The Gift House, Inc. is a not-for-profit, tax exempt [501c3] organization.  We provide HIV and STD testing, career development, health and educational counseling in the at-risk community of North Lawndale in Chicago, Illinois. Our services are delivered five days per week (from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.) at our neighborhood testing center. We provide HIV Antibody test (Blood, Oral-20 min. results), Syphilis test, Urine test for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia, Hepatitis C test, Counseling for STD’s, HIV and STD Anonymous Hotline, Substance Abuse Hotline, Distribution of male, female and oral sex condoms, Syringe exchange, Sharp Container Program, Blood Pressure Screening, Diabetes Screening, Drug treatment referrals, education, trainings, conferences and support groups.

We also provide CLIA waived 5-panel drug tests and pregnancy test.


Our Mission

“It is not enough to give charity. It is our duty to do our share to see to it that we build a society where charity will not be necessary, where no sick person will go unattended; no hungry person will go unfed; no one will be poorly housed; no able-bodied person will go without adequate employment, and where good schools will be provided for all”.