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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/ambulatory-surgical-treatment-dir
IDPH Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Directory
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IDPH regulates Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers - institutions or buildings devoted primarily to the maintenance and operation of facilities for the performance of surgical procedures, as evidenced by use of the facilities by physicians, podiatrists or dentists in the performance of surgical procedures that constitutes more than 50 percent of the activities at that location.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/youth-camps
Licensed Youth Camps
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State law requires the Department to annually inspect and license youth camps. The Youth Camp Act defines a youth camp as any parcel of land having the general characteristics and features of a camp as the term is generally understood, used wholly or in part for recreational or instructional purposes and accommodating, for profit or under philanthropic or charitable auspices, five or more children under 18 years of age, apart from their parents, relatives or legal guardians for a period of three or more consecutive days or five days during the calendar year or more. This site may be equipped with temporary or permanent buildings and may be operated as a day camp or as a resident camp. IDPH staff inspects the water supply, sewage disposal system, electrical system, general sanitation, food service and water recreational facilities. IDPH also reviews camp construction plans and issues permits for new camps.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/placement-petition
Placement Petition
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Form 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.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/hr-volunteer-application
Human Rights Authority Volunteer Application
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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. There are nine Authorities, organized by geographic region, throughout the state. The Human Rights Authority is unique in its use of citizen volunteers to conduct these investigations and make corrective recommendations. As such, Regional Authorities are always seeking to fill vacancies as they occur as well as maintain a pool of potential volunteer members for times when the need arises.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-nursing-placement
Home Nursing Placement Agencies
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A Home Nursing Placement agency is an agency that acts as a placement agency, in order to deliver skilled nursing and home health aide services to persons in their personal residences. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-services-placement-directory
IDPH Home Services Placement Agencies Directory
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A Home Services Placement agency is an agency that acts as a placement agency for the purpose of placing individuals as workers providing home services for consumers primarily in their personal residences. Services provided include assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping, personal laundry, and companionship provided to an individual in his or her personal residence, which are intended to enable that individual to remain safely and comfortably in his or her own personal residence. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/guardian-ward-visit
Office of the State Guardian Ward Visit Form (for OSG Volunteer Visitors use only)
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Office 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. 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/help-developmental-disabilities
Obtain Help for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
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Services for individuals with developmental disabilities include day services, early intervention, in-home supports, residential living arrangements, and more. Learn more about available services and how to apply.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/poa-property
Short Form Power of Attorney-Property
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Advanced Directive: The State of Illinois recognizes the right of adults to appoint an agent to make property decisions for them. This form can be used to designate agents to act on an individual's behalf if the individual becomes unable to do so. Please see below disclaimer.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-health-agencies-dir
Home Health Agencies Directory
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Home Health Agencies are public agencies or private organizations that provide skilled nursing services and at least one other home health service.  The services provided to a person at his or her residence are accordance to a plan of treatment for illness or infirmity prescribed by a physician or podiatrist.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/healthy-women-application
Healthy Women Application Request
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Health information and services provided by IDHS and other state agencies
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IHDA/moving-cost-calculator
Moving Cost Calculator
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ILHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/grandparents-raising-grandchildren
Find Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
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IDoA and the Illinois Task Force on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren work to locate, assist, and promote awareness of grandparent-headed households. The program has established support groups; financial and technical assistance; and referral assistance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IHDA/find-place-rent
Find a Place to Rent
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ILHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/food-assistance-wic
Food Assistance for Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
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WIC is a food assistance program for Women, Infants, and Children.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/access-quality-affordable-child-care
Access Quality, Affordable Child Care
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Provides working families of low income with access to affordable, quality child care. IDHS also supports services for families looking for care including free referrals to child care providers and consumer education information.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DCFS/adopt-child
Adopt a Child
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Thank you for your interest in becoming a licensed foster or adoptive parent for the State of Illinois. You have decided to make a significant contribution to aid a child away from home.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/shelter-care-facilities
Shelter Care Facilities
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IDPH regulates Shelter Care Facilities, which are a type of nursing home.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/ICC/electric-utility-choices
Compare Your Electric Utility Choices
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Learn about electric competition and how to choose a supplier
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/find-youth-services
Find Youth Services & Assistance
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Find information for services and assistance available to youth, including youth who are in trouble with the law, life skill training, and pregnancy prevention.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/probate-will
Probate Forms - Will County
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Website of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Will County. There is a link to Will County Forms. Please see below disclaimer.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/LOT/lottery-numbers
Find Winning Lottery Numbers
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Founded 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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/homeless-assistance
Obtain Homelessness Prevention Assistance
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The Homeless Prevention Program provides assistance and supportive services directly related to the prevention of homelessness to eligible individuals and families who are in danger of eviction, foreclosure or homelessness or are currently homeless.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/pregnancy-parenting-assistance
Pregnancy & Parenting Assistance
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Whether you are thinking about having children someday, are a mom-to-be, or already have children, find information and learn about programs that may help you as you navigate these important stages in your life.