Greater Family Health and Ascension enjoy a rich and substantial collaboration. Greater Family Health leases space from Ascension for our location in Hanover Park. In addition, our Obstetricians perform newborn deliveries and surgeries at both Ascension St. Alexius Medical Center and Ascension Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

Greater Family Health and Ascension St. Joseph Hospital has been collaborating since before Greater Family Health was even incorporated, helping drive community support to incorporate the budding organizations and encourage its application to become a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Greater Family Health provides its quality, affordable primary health care services to people experiencing homelessness in the Greater Elgin area with financial support from Aunt Martha’s.

Greater Family Health and CEDA’s WIC (Women, Infant and Children) program often refer clients/patients to each other for services.

Greater Family Health provides health education for Centro clients.  Greater Family Health and Centro de Información often refer clients and patients to one another for additional services.

Greater Family Health and Children’s Home + Aid often refer clients/patients to each other for services.

Greater Family Health has access to services through Cook County Health to offer diagnostic and specialty services to patients who reside in Cook County, including those that receive care at our locations in Hanover Park, Franklin Park, Streamwood, Palatine, and Wheeling.

Greater Family Health was aided in the planning and development of our DeKalb Health Center by the DeKalb County Health Department. Our DeKalb location provides pediatric and family medicine care in the Health Department’s offices.

Greater Family Health provides school-based oral health care in several District schools every year.

Greater Family Health refers patients who need services beyond Level 1 outpatient behavioral health to Ecker Center. Ecker Center also refers their clients to Greater Family Health for primary health care, including adult oral health care, as needed.

Greater Family Health patients located in the Wheeling and Palatine area who need preventive and restorative oral health care are referred to Familia Dental for services, in addition to our own Dental Clinic.

In addition to Greater Family Health referring behavioral health patients to FSA for ongoing counseling and FSA referring clients who need primary health care to us, the two organizations enjoy a rich collaborative history regarding advocacy for underprivileged persons.

Greater Family Health regularly provides informational services at Food for Greater Elgin for area residents visiting their location. Food for Greater Elgin also educates their guests about the quality and affordable primary health care services available at all our Health Centers.

Greater Family Health has provided a full range of ambulatory health care services for victims of domestic violence and abuse, including their children, in a variety of ways, over the years. The organization was instrumental in the founding of Greater Family Health.

Greater Family Health serves alongside the Kane County Health Department to address the health needs of the residents of Kane County through the Health Department’s Advisory Board, Healthy Places Coalition, All Our Kids (AOK) Network, Kane County Family Case Management Cluster and Kane County Breastfeeding Coalition, to name a few.

Greater Family Health provides a comprehensive Patient Service Center for patients needing any number of laboratory services via a bi-directional laboratory interface.

Greater Family Health uses mobile ultrasound staffing and services provided by MedPro Mobile in several of our Health Centers.

Greater Family Health partners with Northern Illinois Food Bank to host mobile food banks in Elgin, IL and Sycamore, IL.

Greater Family Health has had a long-standing relationship with Northwestern Medicine and its Kishwaukee, McHenry and Huntley Hospitals. This includes our provision of deliveries/surgeries at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital.  Northwestern Medicine offers a wide array of specialty and ancillary services to our DeKalb, DuPage, Kane and McHenry County patients. 

Greater Family Health received assistance from NCH that was instrumental in the planning and development of our locations in Palatine and Wheeling. NCH offers a wide array of diagnostic and subspecialty services to area patients, who also deliver their newborns at NCH. The two organizations regularly refer patients to each other for services the other provides.

Greater Family Health refers our younger patients from our Northwestern suburban area to Omni, a premiere provider of mental health and substance use disorder services for area residents, as needed. 

Greater Family Health and Rosecrance refer clients to each other and collaborate regarding health education and service provision.

Greater Family Health offers both primary care and dental care to Two Rivers Head Start Agency students and parents through annual health fairs.

Greater Family Health and VNA jointly participate in the Kane County Family Case Management (FCM) Cluster. Both organizations also collaborate on breast and cervical cancer screening services and VNA refers patients to Greater Family Health for oral health care services at our Dental Clinic.

Greater Family Health patients are offered reduced priced pharmaceuticals at all Walgreens locations in the service area due to their participation in the Federal Drug Pricing (340b) program.

Greater Family Health leases space to WCC at one of the Elgin locations for WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) services offered to Greater Family Health patients.