VLP GUARDIANSHIP SERVICE ELIGIBLITY
Financial Eligibility: The VLP Guardianship Services provides free legal services to financially eligible low-income families in need of a court-appointed guardian.
Client Eligibility: Persons diagnosed with a developmental disability, autism spectrum disorder, mental illness, mental impairment and/or traumatic brain injury or Alzheimer’s are eligible for this program. Clients are accepted into this program if they live in a supervised residential setting or live with their family.
Legal Requirements for Being a Guardian: Anyone who is at least 18 years of age, mentally competent and has not been convicted of a felony may serve as a guardian.