Community Trust I

Community Trust II: A Case Study

Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) and Trust Administration

NYSARC Trust Services: Providing Solutions Since 1972

You, your loved one, or your client has a disability. Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and other government benefits cover many of the basics of daily life. But what about all the other things that could improve quality of life? The items that make things easier and more pleasant?

NYSARC Trust Services answers those questions.

NYSARC, Inc. is America's largest not-for-profit organization supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities since 1949. NYSARC Trust Services expands the mission of NYSARC, Inc. by offering trust services to individuals with all types of disabilities.

A trust is a legal agreement whereby you give your money to another person -- or entity, such as a bank -- called a trustee, who agrees to manage it for the benefit of a person called the beneficiary. Sometimes the person giving the money and the beneficiary can be the same person. A supplemental needs trust is a special type of trust that assists people with disabilities.

NYSARC offers a full range of trust services, administration of pooled trusts, as well as first- and third-party individual trusts, all of which are designed to meet the needs of people with any type of disability. All qualify as supplemental needs trusts.

A supplemental needs trust is a way to set aside funds to enhance the quality of life of an individual with special needs without risking that person's benefits under various government programs.

NYSARC Trust Services can administer an individual supplemental needs trust, or you can choose to make your deposits of income or assets to a pooled Community Trust that protects your government benefits, while still meeting your needs.

Enhancing the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities.



Our documents have been updated!  Please visit the Trust Docs section of this website for our most recent documents.  Any Joinder Agreement submitted with a version dated prior to June 18, 2015 will require a signed affidavit of understanding of the change in policy regarding Distributions after Death.

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P.O. Box 1531
Latham, NY 12110

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