Illinois Department of Human Services

Madison County Officials Form Mental Health Task ForceCo-chair of the task force, Judge Richard Tognarelli, says prison just isn't the place for the mentally ill.
Man Found Mentally Unfit For Trial in Dad's Death23-year-old Justin Thompson of Wood River is now confined to the custody of the Illinois Department of Human Services.
Quinn Appoints New DHS Inspector eneralNew Inspector General had role in investigation that prompted shakeup
Report Finds Errors From Illinois DHS Inspector GeneralReport suggests dozens of deaths involving disabled adults not investigated.
Survey: No Notification When Disabled Adults DieAccording to state law, the inspector general must immediately report deaths to coroners if a disabled adult died from abuse, neglect of exploitation.
Gov. Quinn "Disturbed" By BND Report Newspaper story said Illinois Department of Human Services failed to investigate abuse allegations.
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