Finding and Choosing a Corporate Guardianship

What is a Corporate Guardianship?

A Corporate Guardianship is a corporation or individual established to provide guardianship services for individuals who have no close family or other support systems and who need legal protection.

Regulation Information

Corporate Guardianships are regulated under DHS 85, Wisconsin Administrative Code.

Learn more about the Department's role in regulating Corporate Guardianships.

Statewide Approved Corporate Guardianship Agencies

Complaints Regarding Wisconsin Health and Residential Care Providers

The Department of Health Services Division of Quality Assurance is responsible for assuring the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Wisconsin.  If any individual believes that a caregiver, agency, or Department regulated facility has violated State or Federal laws pertaining to regulated entities, that individual has the right to file a complaint.

Client Rights

Wisconsin Client Rights: Anyone who is receiving services for mental illness, a developmental disability, or substance abuse in the state of Wisconsin has specific rights under Wisconsin Statute 51 (State Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Developmental Disability and Mental Health Act) subsections 51.61 and 51.30.

Advance Directives: An advance directive describes, in writing, your choices about the treatments you want or do not want or about how health care decisions should be made for you if you become incapacitated and cannot express your wishes.

Last Revised: August 15, 2017