What is
Guide By Your Side

Guide By Your Side (GBYS) is a program that provides:

  • Unbiased information

  • One on one support and resources

  • Trained Parent Guides to talk and/or meet with you.

Meet  the Parent Guides

See who our current team is.  Parent Guides currently working in the state of Illinois

Request a Parent Guide

Illinois families can receive free support from a parent guide through IL Guide By Your Side. Getting connected is simple. Click here now! 

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We're all E.A.R.S. Publication

IL Guide By Your Side produces a quarterly newsletter with tons of information an resources, you can look back at old articles or enjoy the newest edition.

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Help fund the Guide By Your Side Program

Our Guide By Your Side Parent Guides are paid through a contract through the IL EHDI Program.  We have more expenses to educate and train our parent guides.

Downloadable Forms from Guide By Your Side

Do you want hard copies mailed to you?  Contact us at and well send you some.