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This packet includes an overview of guardianship, frequently asked questions and answers, and useful resources.
This packet includes an overview of special needs trusts, frequently asked questions and answers, and useful resources. It also includes information on wills.
What is Guardianship? The first segment of this three-part podcast series focuses on the different types of guardianship. Alternatives to Guardianship This podcast focuses on the alternatives to guardianship that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families may want to consider instead of guardianship. Individual Rights This podcast focuses on guardianship and the rights of the individual.
Guardianship forms, instructions, requirements, and assistance for King County.
The purpose of the Neighborhood Legal Clinics program (NLC) is to offer free, limited legal advice and referrals to King County residents and Washington State residents with legal issues in King County who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. It is a goal of the program to make the clinics accessible regardless of barriers such as income, education, language or disability.
Each year NJP provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs.
SCLC provides accessible legal advocacy to people living with physical and mental disabilities so that they may obtain the resources necessary to overcome barriers to financial and medical stability. We further our mission through targeted advocacy projects that help people with Social Security disability problems.
A slideshow presented by Jefferson County Public Health—Developmental Disabilities Program.
Information about public guardians including: how to request one, policies, make a complaint, find help and forms.
Read about alternatives to guardianship which may be more appropriate.
Find general information about guardianship.
This pooled trust allows individuals eligible for the Developmental Disability Administration (DDA) to set up a special needs trust. Funds can be withdrawn from the trust and used for many services not covered by other benefits, including recreation, therapy, clothing, transportation and more.