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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.
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.**
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.
Report Elder Abuse (Adult Protective Services)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/report-elder-abuseReport Elder Abuse (Adult Protective Services)GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9APS protects adults ages 60 or older and people with disabilities ages 18-59. Suspected abuse can be reported through the APS hotline. APS is locally coordinated through 45 provider agencies; caseworkers receive reports, conduct investigations and work with older adults to resolve abusive situations.
Probate Forms - Cook Countyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/probate-cookProbate Forms - Cook CountyGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Various Probate Forms on the website of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Please see below disclaimer.**
Obtain Homelessness Prevention Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/homeless-assistanceObtain Homelessness Prevention AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The 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.
Assisted Living and Shared Housing Licensed Establishments Listinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/assisted-living-listingAssisted Living and Shared Housing Licensed Establishments ListingGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A list of licensed facilities that provide assisted living and shared housing functionality. Listed are the number of units, whether they provide Alzheimer and adult day care.
Obtain Help for Persons with Developmental Disabilitieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/help-developmental-disabilitiesObtain Help for Persons with Developmental DisabilitiesGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Services 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.
IDPH Hospice Directoryhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/hospice-directoryIDPH Hospice DirectoryGP0|#6ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01;L0|#06ff001c7-3c06-4458-b753-46509643db01|IDPH;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A Hospice is a public agency or private organization, or a subdivision of either of those, that is primarily engaged in providing care to terminally ill individuals through a program of home care or inpatient care, or both home care and inpatient care, utilizing a medically directed interdisciplinary hospice care team of professionals or volunteers, or both professionals and volunteers.  A hospice program may be licensed as a comprehensive hospice program or a volunteer hospice program.
Food Assistance for Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/food-assistance-wicFood Assistance for Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)GP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9WIC is a food assistance program for Women, Infants, and Children.
Rental Property Listing Registrationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IHDA/rental-property-listing-registrationRental Property Listing RegistrationGP0|#5b3a0951-fb98-4004-a7c7-43a98b4dbce6;L0|#05b3a0951-fb98-4004-a7c7-43a98b4dbce6|IHDA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Property owners and managers, including Housing Authorities and private landlords, can use Ilhousingsearch.org to manage their property listings free of charge. Property owners can register and manage their listings online or via phone and fax.
Adopt a Childhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DCFS/adopt-childAdopt a ChildGP0|#0c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc;L0|#00c982790-b750-4dec-804c-95560d6048bc|DCFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Thank 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.
Find Assistance in My Home & Community for Seniorshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/assistance-seniorsFind Assistance in My Home & Community for SeniorsGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9CCP is a major initiative to prevent the unnecessary intstitutionalization of older adults in Illinois, ages 60+ who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.
Access State Benefits for Veteranshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDVA/access-state-benefits-veteransAccess State Benefits for VeteransGP0|#bc36e5c4-bb2d-4dd2-a502-9cf8fcc8ecba;L0|#0bc36e5c4-bb2d-4dd2-a502-9cf8fcc8ecba|IDVA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The State of Illinois is committed to making sure that their military heroes and families receive the benefits they rightfully deserve when they return home. In addition to the federal benefits available, Illinois has a number of its own benefits for the states veterans and family members.
Local Government Health Planhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/CMS/lghpLocal Government Health PlanGP0|#de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3;L0|#0de0b1699-73db-4c2c-932c-4773c81aadb3|CMS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Local Government Health Plan - Benefits information
Find Youth Services & Assistancehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/find-youth-servicesFind Youth Services & AssistanceGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Find information for services and assistance available to youth, including youth who are in trouble with the law, life skill training, and pregnancy prevention.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility Calculatorhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/snap-calculatorSupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility CalculatorGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps) helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. This tool will help you to determine if you are likely to receive SNAP.
Developmental Disability Serviceshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DHS/developmental-disability-servicesDevelopmental Disability ServicesGP0|#831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172;L0|#0831dc5b4-eeb9-4753-973b-024bb8b20172|DHS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Search for county and statewide resources for individuals with developmental disabilities
Find Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildrenhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/grandparents-raising-grandchildrenFind Assistance for Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenGP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IDoA 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.
Physician Profile Searchhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDFPR/physician-profile-searchPhysician Profile SearchGP0|#6b91e099-acba-4d25-884d-9f27705778ae;L0|#06b91e099-acba-4d25-884d-9f27705778ae|IDFPR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s mission is to utilize responsive, innovative, transparent, and efficient (R.I.T.E.) governance to create an ideal regulatory environment that (1) allows economic growth to flourish, and (2) effectively optimizes consumer choice.
Child Support Account Serviceshttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/HFS/Child-Support-AccountChild Support Account ServicesGP0|#06fb937e-ea75-47ce-80b6-9b889d89d1d3;L0|#006fb937e-ea75-47ce-80b6-9b889d89d1d3|HFS;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9This site directs child support clients into their accounts, address problems related to mailing addresses and apply for services. It is a secured portal. Note: Individuals do not need to be a Department of Human Services client to receive child support services.
Community Care Program (CCP)https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/AGE/ccpCommunity Care Program (CCP)GP0|#75271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f;L0|#075271ed4-dda8-4840-8b73-630ef421f84f|AGE;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Older adults in Illinois ages 60+ who are eligible for Medicaid recieve services through the Community Care Program (CCP). This program is designed to prevent unnecessary intstitutionalization of older adults who have difficulty with household and personal care tasks. Core services include in-home, adult day and emergency home response.
Short Form Power of Attorney-Propertyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/poa-propertyShort Form Power of Attorney-PropertyGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Advanced 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.**
Short Form Power of Attorney-Health Carehttps://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/poa-health-careShort Form Power of Attorney-Health CareGP0|#36093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b;L0|#036093010-a353-4c57-8911-56426c0ee71b|GAC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Advanced Directive: The State of Illinois recognizes the right of adults to control all aspects of his or her personal care and medical treatment, including the right to decline medical treatment or to direct that it be withdrawn, even if death ensues. This form can be used to designate agents to act on an individual's behalf in regard to health care matters if the individual becomes unable to do so. Please see below disclaimer.**