Patient Services

Throughout the year the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois hosts many different patient and community education programs open to the public. The NKFI staff are also readily available for phone consultations, physician referrals, and general disease support.

Patient Education Events

The following events are held annually, at various locations throughout Illinois:

For more details on these and other upcoming events, please visit our Programs & Events page or call (312) 321-1500.

Community Events

For more details on these and other upcoming events, please visit our Programs & Events page or call (312) 321-1500.

Recently Diagnosed?

We provide telephone and online support for anyone with questions about kidney disease and its treatments. One of our trained staff members can answer your questions if you send an email to kidney@nkfi.org at any time, or give us a call at (800) 9-KIDNEY Monday - Friday between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. We will do our best to respond to questions, and if we cannot, we will find you the answer or connect you to the appropriate resource.

Additional Resources

For additional resources and patient education materials, such as our Everyday Eating Cookbook or Renal Diet Woorkbook, visit our Resources page.