Tuesday, 27 December 2022 23:45

Janet Forbes


Physician (Retired) –  Rush University Medical Center

Free, patient Zoom class from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m on the last Saturday of each month. 

Topics covered:

  • The Process of Labor
  • Labor Support Techniques
  • Understanding Complications & Interventions *
  • Infant Care & Nutrition *

* Required topic for Birth Center at PCC patients. 

To sign up, or if you have any questions, contact Mary Sommers at 708-386-0845 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Berwyn, Ill. – PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) hosted the American Association of Birth Center’s (AABC) “How to Start a Birth Center” workshop on April 14-15 at the Double Tree Hotel in Rosemont. The two-day workshop addressed the many issues that need to be considered when exploring the development of a birth center.

Chicago, Ill. – PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) is excited to partner with the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) to provide free legal services for their patients that are low and moderate income renters.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 13:48

February is Children’s Dental Health Month!

Berwyn, Ill. – Together with the American Dental Association, PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) is excited to celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month in February. This year’s campaign slogan is “Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile.” This month is the perfect time to schedule oral exams for children to ensure healthy smiles.

PCC provides convenient access to oral health services in a state-of-the-art facility located in one of our largest sites, PCC South Family Health Center. Our dental providers offer preventive screenings, sealants, topical fluoride, oral prophylaxis, nutritional counseling, and health education.

Chicago, IL – PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) recently opened its third health center in West Suburban Medical Center. PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban is located inside the hospital’s professional office building at 1 Erie Court, Suite 7140, Oak Park, IL 60302.

The health center is accepting new patients and offers primary care, behavioral health care, and support services. It is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. You can call PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban at 773-537-0020 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Chicago, IL – PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) has received certification from the Illinois Department of Human Services' Division of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse (IDHS/DASA). IDHS/DASA administers a network of community based facilities that provide alcohol and other drug treatment programs. 

“The acquisition of a DASA licensure within PCC’s integrated services supports PCC’s mission to provide the highest quality of care. Through the recognition of this DASA licensure, PCC continues to provide evidence based interventions for substance use disorders, while supporting the integration of treatment into primary care, leading to decreased stigma associated with seeking treatment,” said Amanda Brooks, PCC’s Chief Population Health Officer. 
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:33

10-18-17 PCC Austin Farm Season Wrapping Up

Chicago, IL – There is still time to shop for local produce at the PCC Austin Farm Stand. The PCC Austin Farm will continue to offer fresh vegetables, harvested locally until Tuesday, October 31. Visitors can choose among a variety of seasonal items, including spinach, cabbage, sweet potatoes, kale, mustard, and collard greens.

The farm stand will be open Tuesday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 31 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., as well as this Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at 330 N. Lotus Avenue in Chicago, the stand accepts various payment methods, including cash, credit/debit, LINK, Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) farmers’ market coupons. Double value incentives are available for LINK and WIC purchases.

Chicago, IL – PCC Community Wellness Center joins Norwegian American Hospital and other local agencies to welcome evacuees from Puerto Rico needing assistance finding community and health care services. They are welcoming evacuees in the Humboldt Park Field House’s Hurricane Relief Center. PCC has a welcome table set up, ready to provide evacuees with referrals for primary care, oral health care, behavioral health care, and healthy housing. Staff from PCC West Town Family Health Center will be in the relief center on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until December 19.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:26

Peter M. Chapman, LCSW

Peter M. Chapman, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained his Master of Social Work from the University of Chicago – School of Social Service Administration in 1986. Peter completed his social work field instruction at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Lutheran Social Services of Illinois.

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