Brighton Park is bounded by the Stevenson Expressway to the North, S. Western Ave to the East, the CTA Orange Line to the South and the Corwith railyard to the West.
Issues People Reported
Community members living in Brighton Park reported depression as their most common issue. Almost half of respondents (47%) reported depression as an issue while anxiety and parenting support were almost equal in concern (33% & 31%).
Issues Respondents in Brighton Park Reported by Gender
Issues Respondents in Brighton Park Reported by Place of Birth
Willingness to Seek Professional Support
79% of respondents from Brighton Park felt more willing to seek professional support if they listed at least one concern on the survey.
83% of women in Brighton Park were willing to seek professional support, compared to 59% of men.
81% of the immigrant population in Brighton Park felt willing to seek professional support, compared to 71% of the population that is U.S. born.
79% of respondents in Brighton Park felt willing to seek professional support, compared to 60% of respondents who did not list a concern.
Barriers to Accessing Support
The top barrier (53%) to accessing services to address
community members' prominentissues is the cost of services. This is followed second by community members not having services near (37%) and thirdly by not knowing where to go to get services (32%).
54% of women in Brighton Park felt cost of services is their top barrier to accessing support, while 46% of men agreed.
56% of the immigrant population in Brighton Park felt cost is their top barrier to accessing support, while 44% of the U.S. born population living in Brighton Park agree.