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Illinois Department of Human Services

Office of the Inspector General

If you witness, suspect, or are informed that an individual with a disability may have been abused, neglected or financially exploited, report it to the DHS Office of the Inspector General by calling:

Toll Free:

1-800-368-1463 V/TTY

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


The Office of the Inspector General maintains offices and investigative staff throughout the State of Illinois.


Programs, activities and employment opportunities in the Illinois Department of Human Services are open and accessible to any individual or group without regard to age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin or religion.  The department is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action and reasonable accommodation programs.


The Illinois Department of Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an investigative agency responsible for:

Investigating abuse or neglect of individuals with disabilities residing in or receiving services from programs funded by the Department of Human Services (e.g., State-Operated Facilities, CILAs, and Workshops).

Investigating abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of adults with mental or physical disabilities who reside in a domestic setting (e.g., living at their own residence or with relatives). 

The OIG provides training to DHS staff and other providers on conducting investigations, reporting allegations and preventing abuse and neglect.

Visit the Office of the Inspector General Training website to request information about training events sponsored by the Office of the Inspector General.

Mission Statement

The Office of the Inspector General assists individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities by investigating all reoprts of abuse, neglect and exploitation in order to foster humane and caring treatment of individuals with disabilities.


REMEMBER: ONLY WITH YOUR HELP CAN ABUSE AND NEGLECT BE PREVENTED.