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Consumer Guide: Finding and Choosing Corporate Guardianship

In Wisconsin, the state licenses and regulates corporate guardianships (based on Wis. Admin. Code ch. DHS 85). There’s a directory with details about each regulated corporate guardianship agency in the state. View the directory in to find an agency near you.

View corporate guardianship directory as a PDF (PDF)

What is a corporate guardianship?

A corporate guardianship is a corporation or person who gives guardianship services to people who need legal protection. Those who use corporate guardianship often don’t have close family or other support systems. For example, a corporate guardianship might help a person get medical services they need.

Learn about my rights and/or file a complaint

These resources can help you understand laws that protect you and your care.

  • Client Rights Office—Find out how to get advice about your rights from a team of experts. This office helps people who get services for a disability, mental health, or substance use. They’ll tell you more about your rights under the law, Wis. Stat. §§ 51.30 and 51.61, and what they mean.
  • Complaints or Problems with Your Health Care—Find out how to file a complaint about your health care. Includes issues with health and residential care facilities, providers, insurance, and medical bills.
  • End-of-Life Planning—Learn about how to plan for the end of life. Includes details on advance directives, do-not-resuscitate orders, privacy rights, and more.
  • Corporate Guardianship—Learn more about how corporate guardianships are regulated in Wisconsin.
Last revised December 7, 2022