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Minor Guardianship Services

Minor Guardianship Services

Center for Law and Social Work

Assists individuals in obtaining guardianship for children in their care.

Services Offered

Family Services • Family Support • Kinship Care • Minor Guardianship • Guardianship • Adoption

Description

Center for Law and Social Work (CLSW) can assist individuals obtain legal custody of a child in their care. Legal guardianship will allow the caregiver to make decisions for the child regarding his or her medical care, education, and visitation with birth parents.
Obtaining guardianship for a child will help client:

  • Retain custody
  • Enroll child in school
  • Consent to medical treatment child may need
  • Apply for public benefits child may be eligible to receive
  • Protect child

Location

4753 N. Broadway, Suite 632, Chicago, IL 60640 41.9687851 -87.6590786

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

    Payment

  • Services provided on a sliding scale

    Population

  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Call for a free consultation at 773-728-7800. If agency staff is referring a family for services, staff may make a referral by phone, by email or by requesting a referral form.