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StateTexas
Program NameGuardianship Program
Program SummaryRecruits, trains and support volunteers who act as court-appointed guardians for adults who lack the capacity to make personal and business decisions and have no family members or friends to serve in that capacity.
Agencies and Organizations InvolvedTarrant County, Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, AAA, United Way, Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Probate Courts, Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
Funding SourceTarrant County, Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, AAA, United Way, Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, Also, Program Income, Grants and Donations
Funding Level$634,794 annually
Program EstablishedEst. 1985, ongoing
Websitewww.guardianshipservices.org
Materials AvailableVolunteer Training Manual (available for $100)
Program Contact NameColleen Colton, M.G.
Contact Phone Numberph. 817/921-0499, fax 817/921-0680
ContactEmail[email protected]

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