Vera Program Serving Elderly and Disabled Individuals Transitions to Independent Nonprofit Project Guardianship, a program that has served as court appointed agency guardian to elderly and disabled individuals, is transitioning out of Vera


Incapacitated, Indigent, and Alone

Meeting Guardianship and Decision Support Needs in New York

In 2005, the Vera Institute of Justice and New York State’s Office of Court Administration initiated The Guardianship Project (TGP) to serve as court-appointed agency guardian to a vulnerable, largely indigent population—elders and persons with disabilities lacking family or other supports—thus enabling them to live as independently as possible. Th ...

  • Pamela B. Teaster, Erica F. Wood, John Holt, Kimberly George
August 08, 2019