The passing of a parent or caregiver is always a difficult time, but it is a particularly urgent concern for people with developmental disabilities. Not only are there the issues of grief and loss; decisions need to be made about legal guardianship, where the person with disabilities will live, how they will support themselves financially and how they will take care of their day-to-day needs.
Find help navigating the next steps after the death of a guardian. Intake specialists can help connect you with emergency services, including financial support, temporary housing and more.
For more information about guardianship and alternatives to guardianship, contact the Stark County Probate Court. You can evaluate your options and choose a path that protects your rights and interests.