Our Representative Payee Services program assists our clients by managing their monthly benefits, including Social Security benefits and Veterans benefits. We ensure all their major bills are paid, including rent, utilities, phone, insurance, and cable. We also distribute weekly checks from their own accounts to clients to ensure they have money throughout the month. We work with community partners including case managers and mental health counselors to ensure clients’ needs are being met.
1,156 people with disabilities, including veterans, avoided institutionalization and were stabilized in the community through The Up Center’s bill paying services
For individuals already working with a payee or have been told by Social Security (SSA) that a payee is needed: