Client Stories

Every day, all across New York City, we work hard to provide the highest-quality guardianship services for older adults and individuals living with disabilities and mental illness. They are fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, friends, who deserve dignity and self-determination. 

Meet the New Yorkers we are proud to serve. These are their stories:

Once a traveling cowboy in the American West, he lost everything after a suspicious eviction

A workplace injury forced him to adapt to new circumstances

He was tricked by a family member amidst cognitive decline and faced the threat of homelessness

He had been admitted to a psychiatric hospital when he was found wandering the streets, confused

He had an undiagnosed mental health disorder, no job, and was under threat of eviction

His life has been marked by a long cascade of tragic incidents

She is a retired attorney and administrative judge, and owned a $3 million brownstone

She is a 25-year-old woman who lives in a three-bedroom apartment in Canarsie, Brooklyn

She is a 58-year-old woman, divorced, yet living with her ex-husband