Archer Heights is bounded by the Stevenson Expressway to the North, the Corwith railyard to the East, the CTA Orange line to the South, and Knox Ave. to the West.
Community members living in Archer Heights reported depression as their most pressing issue. Over half of respondents (61%) reported depression as an issue and almost half (45% & 40%) reported anxiety and acculturation stress being an issue.
Issues Respondents in Archer Heights Reported by Gender
Issues Respondents in Archer Heights Reported by Place of Birth
Willingness to Seek Professional Support
86% of respondents from Archer Heights felt more willing to seek professional support if they listed at least one concern on the survey.
91% of women in Archer Heights were willing to seek professional support, compared to 70% of men.
88% of the immigrant population in Archer Heights were willing to seek professional support, compared to 81% of the population that is U.S. born.
86% of respondents from Archer Heights felt willing to seek professional support, compared to 17% of respondents who did not list a concern.
Barriers to Access
The top barrier (66%) to accessing services to address
community members' prominent issues is the cost of services. This is followed second by community members not knowing where to go for services (44%) and third by lack of insurance (43%).
74% of women in Archer Heights felt cost of services is their top barrier to accessing support, while 36% of men felt cost was also their top barrier.
71% of the immigrant population in Archer Heights felt cost is their top barrier to accessing support, while 50% of the U.S. born population living in Archer Heights also felt cost is the top barrier.