Illinois – Elder Abuse Resources

Illinois Seal, Nursing Home Abuse Laws

Where To Report Elder Neglect And Abuse In Illinois – Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

Illinois Seal, Nursing Home Abuse LawsTo report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Illinois:

  • 1-866-800-1409 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-888-206-1327 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, TTY access).
  • 217-524-6911 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, out of state line).
  • 1-800-252-8966 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, in state line).
  • 1-888-206-1327 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, TTY access).
  • 217-524-6911 (To reach the Senior Helpline to report suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, out of state line).

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help lines listed above, or visit the Elder Abuse Provider Agencies Directory to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities, visit the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Directory

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

Illinois State Government Agencies

The following Illinois agencies can help you file a complaint against a nursing or long-term care facility, as well as provide you with additional information and support regarding senior neglect and abuse:

Illinois Laws and Regulations

The following laws were enacted to help protect seniors in Illinois against abuse:

Other Resources