JFCS Guardianship Services

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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ProgramComprehensive guardianship services are available to those individuals who have been determined by the Court to be incapacitated and no longer able to make their own life decisions. The JFCS Guardianship Unit serves clients through a private guardianship program as well as through a contract with the Allegheny County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Offices. Duties that the Guardianship Unit performs under Guardian of Person include but are not limited to: monitoring home and medical care and speaking with and coordinating medical care with physicians, case managers and other medical professionals and facilities. Under Guardianship of Estate the duties include but are not linited to: managing all financial responsibilities, paying monthly bills, working with social security to ensure benefits and working with financial advisors to assist the clients with money management. Additionally, the Guardianship Unit can serve as Power of Attorney for individuals that have chosen JF&CS to serve as their POA.
Geographic AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedureCall.
Funded ByJewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and United Way of Allegheny County; and also receive funding from the government, foundations and generous individual and corporate contributors.
Client Information
EligibilityAssigned by the courts for the public program. No restrictions on referrals for private guardianship program.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for information.
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Food Pantry Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 9:00am to 12:30pm
Monday, 5:00pm to 7:00pm by appointment only
Tuesday, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Thursday, 9:00am to 12:30pm
24 hour telephone emergency service
Contact Information
Contact's NameNicole Iole
Contact's PositionDirector, Guardianship Services
Physical Site Address 15743 Bartlett Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipPittsburgh, PA 15217
Main Phone412-422-7200
Program Emailguardianship@jfcspgh.org
Web Addresswww.jfcspgh.org/guardianship
Additional Information
Update Contact User ID258098
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Jewish Family and Community Services
This Program: JFCS Guardianship Services
Affiliated Services: JFCS Guardianship Services