Locations Served

Bronx County Kings County | Brooklyn New York County | Manhattan Queens County Richmond County | Staten Island

Who We Are

AHRC New York City currently serves over 11,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Legal Services Unit provides assistance to persons seeking Article 17A guardianship over an adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In addition, guidance can be provided to persons seeking information about future planning, including end of life decision making, advance directives, and supplemental needs trusts. Please note that we do not provide services to persons seeking help obtaining Article 81 guardianship, which includes guardianship over persons with dementia, mental health issues not directly related to intellectual and developmental disabilities, and severe physical disabilities.

How to Get Help

Please call (212) 780-4491. For inquiries about guardianship or to find out about the many other services AHRC New York City provides, please email referrals@ahrcnyc.org.

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Last Reviewed: August 14, 2017