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Report Child Abuse & Neglecthttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DCFS/report-child-abuseReport Child Abuse & NeglectGP0|#0c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc;L0|#00c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc|DCFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Every year in Illinois, child abuse and neglect goes unreported. Experts tell us that one in five children will be abused or neglected before they turn 18 years old. When you call the DCFS Child Abuse Hotline, you are joining every day Illinoisans who make the socially-responsible choice to keep kids safe and get families the help they need, before it is too late.
What is Elder Abuse?https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/whatis-elder-abuseWhat is Elder Abuse?GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Abuse takes many forms and, in most cases, victims are subjected to more than one type of mistreatment. Elder abuse can include physical, sexual or emotional abuse; confinement; passive neglect; willful deprivation; or financial exploitation.
Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticalshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/Safely & Environmentally Dispose of PharmaceuticalsSafely & Environmentally Dispose of PharmaceuticalsGP0|#d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1;L0|#0d3d6ed8f-e52e-4f2d-baa0-cece157cd9e1|IEPA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois EPA has launched an initiative in collaboration with partners in both the private and public sector to promote environmentally responsible disposal of unwanted/expired medications.
Reduce Energy Usage & Cut Energy Costshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/ICC/reduce-energyReduce Energy Usage & Cut Energy CostsGP0|#afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09;L0|#0afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09|ICC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Information to assist with reducing energy usage
Disability Complaint Formhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/disability-complaint-formDisability Complaint FormGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Human Rights Authority exists to conduct investigations of complaints of violations of the rights of persons with disabilities. ​The Human Rights Authority assures confidentiality to the extent possible under the conditions of an investigation of rights violations. Please list in detail your complaint or complaints.  If you have more than one complaint, please list them numerically. Completion of this complaint form is not a requirement of a complaint to be investigated; however, the information that you provide will assist the HRA during the review of potential case acceptance.
Guardianship Volunteer Formhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/guardianship-volunteer-formGuardianship Volunteer FormGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Office of State Guardian's (OSG) mission is to improve the quality of life for wards of OSG by empowering volunteers to provide companionship and to advocate for person-centered individualized services. Anyone interested in volunteering should complete the Office of the State Guardian Volunteer Form. Volunteers will commit to visit wards at least once a month for a minimum of one year and communicate with the State Guardian about their health, progress, and service needs through completing the OSG Ward Visit Form form. OSG will provide direction, training and resources to assist volunteers.
Placement Petitionhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/placement-petitionPlacement PetitionGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. A Petition and draft order are provided to facilitate placement of a ward in a residential facility. Please see below disclaimer.**
Probate Forms - DuPage Countyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/probate-dupage CountyProbate Forms - DuPage CountyGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Various Forms on the website of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of DuPage County. Please see below disclaimer.**
Probate Forms - Will Countyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/probate-willProbate Forms - Will CountyGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Website of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Will County. There is a link to Will County Forms. Please see below disclaimer.**
Short-term Guardian Formhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/short-term-guardianShort-term Guardian FormGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. The guardian of a disabled person may appoint in writing, without court approval, a short-term guardian of the disabled person to take over the guardian's duties, to the extent provided in Section 11a-18.3, each time the guardian is unavailable or unable to carry out those duties. A short-term guardian appointed by the guardian shall have authority to act as guardian of the disabled person for a cumulative total of 60 days during any 12 month period. Please see below disclaimer.**
Standby Guardian Formhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/standby-guardianStandby Guardian FormGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. The guardian of a disabled person may designate in any written document, including a will, a person qualified to be appointed as standby guardian or successor standby guardian of the person or estate, or both, of the disabled person. According to Section 11a-5, a standby guardian is someone who has been appointed by the court as the person who will act as guardian of the disabled person when the disabled person's guardian dies or is no longer willing or able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning the disabled person. Please see below disclaimer.**
Human Rights Authority Reportshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/human-rights-reportsHuman Rights Authority ReportsGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9This is a link to Human Rights Authorities published findings/reports of their investigations that are available for the public to review. The Human Rights Authority is the division of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission statutorily empowered to investigate alleged violations of the rights of persons with disabilities including persons with mental illness, cognitive disabilities, physical disabilities, and the aged disabled.

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Employees with Disabilities, Interagency Committeehttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICEDEmployees with Disabilities, Interagency CommitteeWe serve State employees with disabilities and State agencies on issues relating to disability.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission, Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDHHCDeaf and Hard of Hearing Commission, IllinoisIDHHC is an executive state agency that promotes education and awareness of the legal requirements for effective communication on behalf of people with hearing loss in Illinois.
Environmental Protection Agencyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IEPAEnvironmental Protection AgencyThe mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.
Developmental Disabilities, Illinois Council onhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICDDDevelopmental Disabilities, Illinois Council onWith Kimberly's knowledge, experience, energy and enthusiasm the Council will continue on its path of leading change in Illinois so that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead full lives in their communities.
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Planhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICHIPIllinois Comprehensive Health Insurance PlanICHIP is the state's health insurer of last resort and, under the federal HIPAA law, an acceptable alternative mechanism to guaranteed issuance of health insurance.
Lottery, Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/LOTLottery, IllinoisFounded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and other special causes.
Veterans' Affairs, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDVAVeterans' Affairs, Department ofThe mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal state and local resources and benefits; by providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes; and by partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.
Prisoner Review Board, Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/PRBPrisoner Review Board, IllinoisThe Illinois Prisoner Review Board handles all traditional parole release decisions, adjudication of adult and youth release revocation hearings, victim notification regarding inmate releases, and requests for executive clemency on behalf of the Governor.
Emergency Management Agencyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IEMAEmergency Management AgencyThe primary responsibility of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is to better prepare the State of Illinois for natural, manmade or technological disasters, hazards, or acts of terrorism.
Children and Family Services, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCFSChildren and Family Services, Department ofThe mission of Illinois DCFS is to protect children who are reported to be abused or neglected and to increase their families' capacity to safely care for them; provide for the well-being of children in our care; provide appropriate, permanent families as quickly as possible for those children who cannot safely return home; support early intervention and child abuse prevention activities and work in partnerships with communities to fulfill this mission.
Public Health, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDPHPublic Health, Department ofThe mission of IDPH is to promote health through the prevention and control of disease and injury. IDPH assures the quality of our food, sets standards for hospitals and nursing homes, investigates disease outbreaks, maintains the state’s vital records, screens newborns, and many other programs.
Insurance Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DOIInsurance Department ofDOI’s mission is to protect consumers by providing assistance and information, by efficiently regulating the insurance industry's market behavior and financial solvency, and by fostering a competitive insurance marketplace.

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