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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


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


4753 N. Broadway, Suite 918, Chicago, IL 60640 41.9687124 -87.6591775

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



  • Services provided on a sliding scale


  • 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.