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The Office of State Guardian (OSG) is the largest public guardianship agency of its kind in the United States, serving nearly 5,300 adult disabled wards. With cases in virtually every Illinois county, the Office of State Guardian handles the personal, financial, and legal affairs of developmentally disabled, mentally ill and elderly persons with disablilities.


Contact Information

The Office of State Guardian has seven regional offices throughout the State. If you need more
information, please contact the office in your region.

DNR form for service providers (download).
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Fax the form to the proper regional office
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Office of State Guardian.
Guide to Adult Guardianship in Illinois
This guide, available is English and Spanish, answers questions commonly asked about Illinois guardianship for persons with disabilities. If you require more detailed information, please refer to the Probate Act of Illinois or consult an attorney.
Guardianship Fact Sheet
This page is also available in Spanish (En Espanol).
Online Intake Form
Submit an secure online intake.
OSG Case Law
Case Law information regarding state guardianship is now available for online access.
OSG Links
A list of internet links related to guardianship.
OSG Service Profile
Examples of the work we do and the cases we handle.
Practitioner's Guide to Adult Guardianship in Illinois
A guide to assist legal practitioners, social workers, medical practitioners, and the families of persons with a disability.
Volunteer Guardianship Advocate Program Information and Tools
VGAP is new initiative of the Office of State Guardian (OSG), which provides guardianship and advocacy to clients with disabilities.

OSG Features

Guardianship Fact Sheet
Guardianship Fact Sheet (En Espanol)
Contact Information
Frequenty Asked Questions
OSG Case Law
Service Profile
Practitioner's Guide to Adult Guardianship
DNR Form for Service Providers
OSG Links

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