Shimer College

Women’s Info

On-Campus Resources:

Shimer College Student Life Center
312.235.3510

IIT Office of Campus Life, Women’s Services

Alex Carlson alex.carlson@iit.edu

Off-Campus Resources:


Women & Children First
Women and Children First is Chicago’s very own feminist bookstore.  Located in Andersonville, the bookstore offers programming and readings as well as a wide assortment of books and magazines.
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL  60640
773.769.9299

Chicago Foundation for Women
A support and advocacy organization that offers great programming.
1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1620
Chicago, IL  60616
312.577.2801

Chicago Women’s Health Center
The Chicago Women’s Health Center facilitates the empowerment of women by providing access to gynecological health care, alternative insemination, health education and counseling services in a respectful environment where women pay what they can afford.
3455 North Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL  60657
773.935.6126

The Women’s Center
The Women’s Centers of Greater Chicagoland is a non-for profit organization whose purpose is to reach women with a message of hope and help them plan for their unexpected pregnancies.
5116 N. Cicero Ave. #301
Chicago, IL 60630
773.283.1400

Chicago Abortion Fund
The Chicago Abortion Fund, an advocacy group that provides direct financial services and a variety of programs, believes abortion is a choice for women without judgement or qualification.  333 W. North Ave, Ste. 267
Chicago, IL 60610
312.663.0336

Porchlight Services
Porchlight exists to help college sexual assault survivors achieve healing and wholeness; to create a world in which a person’s life is not defined by the devastating experience of sexual assault. They provide counseling, advocacy and other services to male and female college students who have been victims of sexual assault either before or during college. They also provide services to adults who are no longer in college, but who were assaulted while they were in college or graduate school. Their goal is to provide high-quality, long-term counseling and services and no charge to their clients.
PO Box 1080
Evanston, IL 60204
773.750.7077