A couple of area agencies are recipients of adult guardianship grants from the Indiana Supreme Court. The matching funds were awarded to volunteer-based programs that serve seniors and incapacitated adults.
The REAL Services, Inc. Adult Guardianship Services program got a $50,000 grant. The agency serves Marshall, St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties. The Michiana Resources Volunteer Advocates for Adults Program in LaPorte County received a $43,000 grant.
A total of $420,000 was awarded to nine agencies statewide. A second round of grant applications for new and developing programs is due December 30, 2015. More information can be found at http://courts.in.gov/admin/3179.htm.