2016 Performance Summary
The office, by state statute, is required to take care of individuals when no family members or friends are able, willing, or appropriate to serve on behalf of the proposed protected person that cannot function in his or her daily environment such as making proper health care or financial decisions, or performing basic self-care tasks such as feeding and bathing. The office also oversees the voluntary sixty-and-over Representative Payeeship Program, which assists individuals in managing their monthly income, while maintaining their independence.
For more information on the department and services provided, please visit the Public Guardian. A month-to-month summary for 2016 is also available.