Where do I report abuse, neglect or exploitation?
For people ages 18 or older in a group home, community integrated living arrangement (CILA), day or residential program, or state-run mental health or developmental disability facility, call:
Office of Inspector General, Department of Human Services
For any nursing home resident, hospital patient or resident of a state-run developmental disability facility, call:
Department of Public Health
For children up to age 17, call:
Department of Children and Family Services
For any individual with a disability age 18 or older and adults age 60 or older in a private home call:
Department on Aging
Voice: 866-800-1409 (24 hours)
The Illinois Department of Human Services has a webpage called, FAQs of reporting Abuse/Neglect of People with Disabilities. It has more information about who to call to report abuse, when to call and what to report. Also, if you need help filing a complaint, you can contact us.
Last updated: September 25, 2020