Important Links


Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission

Office of State Guardian, Human Rights Authority, Legal Advocacy

Center for Guardian Certification

National Guardianship Association

Resources, Registered Guardian Exam, Standards, Ethics


Estate Planning (Money Management, Powers of Attorney, Estate Guardians, Trustees)

Being a Guardian (Illinois Lawyer Finder)

Guidebook of Laws for People with Disabilities

Illinois State Bar Association

Agency Resources

Equip for Equality (Disability rights, Guardianship reform, and resources.

ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens covers programs and issues for persons with disabilities)

Department on Aging (Includes statewide programs for aging and legislative action)

Department of Education –¬†Illinois State Board of Education. This website is useful when involved with Individual Education Plans.

Illinois Department of Public Health –¬†This is site for Illinois Department of Public Health which has information on advanced directives.

Reporting of Abuse/Neglect of People with Disabilities

Fire Safety For People With Disabilities – A Reference Guide

The Caregiver’s Guide to Overdose Response for Disabled Patients

Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities

Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

County Public Guardian and Administrators

Cook County Public Guardian

Lists of County Public Guardians and Administrators