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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Downloadable Forms from Guide By Your Side

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

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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.

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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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Guide By Your Side
Quarterly Reports

Want to know what we do, you can view our quarterly reports..