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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Abuse & Neglect


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you know the typical signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation? Find the answer to this and many more common questions about abuse and neglect.


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View our fact sheets and videos to get more specific information about rights related to this topic.

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Free legal advice and help for seniors in Central and Southern Illinois.




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Find links to other websites and organizations that provide helpful information or services related to this topic.


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Read examples of cases we’ve handled that involve abuse and neglect issues.



Last updated: August 16, 2021

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