NYSARC Trust Services 2016 Guardianship Grant News Release

NYSARC Trust Services 2016 Guardianship Grant News Release

The trustees of the NYSARC Trusts authorized $2,315,500 in restricted grants from the NYSARC Trusts Remainder Funds to be paid to NYSARC Chapters for the exclusive purposes of funding Chapters’ guardianship program operating expenses. Last year the Chapters received a similar grant from NYSARC Trust Services to (INCLUDE DESCRIPTION of activities/people benefiting) and plans to use the funds in the same fashion this year.   In addition, Remainder Fund grants were awarded to support NYSARC recreation programs statewide.

A total of $2,795,500 in remainder grants was awarded in 2016 to support recreation and guardianship statewide. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts that enable people with disabilities to remain in their home and community while retaining Medicaid services and other government benefits.   Information is available on how NYSARC Trust Services may benefit you:  our website www.nysarctrustservices.org , phone 1-518-439-8323, toll free phone 1-800-735-8924 or e-mail info@nysarctrustservices.org.