You can take steps now to ensure your finances are in the right hands in the future. They include:
The Oregon Money Management Program is a partnership with DHS, local community service organizations and volunteers. The program supports people who need help with money management tasks. Trained, supervised volunteers work one-on-one with individuals through two core services: Bill Payer, and Representative Payee. Some services include:
Contact the ADRC for program information and other options at Tel: 1-855-673-2372 or ADRC.WebMessages@state.or.us
If you do not have a process in place to manage your finances and you become unable to do so, family members or others may have to seek a conservatorship to protect your funds. In Oregon, a court must appoint another person to manage your funds. The conservator can be someone close to you or a professional conservator. These arrangements are often expensive to set up.
ADRC of Oregon staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.
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