PUBLIC GUARDIANSHIP AGENCY
Below is a list of agencies that serve as guardians or conservators or both for incapacitated adults. Please note that the services, eligibility criteria and fees of these agencies vary. You should contact an agency directly if you want to obtain services or know more about the agency.
Office of Public Guardian (OPG)
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84116
801/ 538-8255 phone
The Office of Public Guardian is the state agency responsible for public guardianship and conservatorship services in Utah. Please call to make a referral or discuss questions.
Services: Information, referral and education. Guardianship and conservatorship assessment. Limited and full guardianships and conservatorships. Alternatives to guardianship and conservatorship.
Eligibility: Direct services are limited to incapacitated persons who have no one to serve as their guardians or conservators. Priority is given to persons who are in life-threatening situations, or who are experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation, or who are at significant risk of experiencing such problems.
Fee: Fees may be assessed for services. However, fees may be waived for persons of limited income.
Other Info: OPG guardians are certified as registered guardians by the National Guardianship Association or are working to obtain NGA certification.
PRIVATE GUARDIANSHIP AGENCIES
ElderCare Consult, Inc
The Professional Building Plaza
575 East 4500 South Suite B-210
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84107
801/ 288-4004 phone
Stagg ElderCare Services
A Division of Karren, Hendrix, Stagg, Allen & Co., CPA’s
111 East Broadway, Suite 250
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Stagg ElderCare Services is a private conservatorship service that works in tandem, when needed, with Elder Care Consult, Inc.
Services: Private guardianships and conservatorships.
Eligibility: Incapacitated adults and older adults.
Fee: Fee for services. Call for more information.
Guardianship Associates of Utah
320 West 200 South, Suite 140-B
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Services: Guardianship, information and referral. Assisted Family Guardianship program.
Eligibility: For public-funded guardianship services: Referral from Office of Public Guardian (OPG). For private services: people with disabilities and mental issues, incapacitated adults, and the elderly.
Fee: For publicly-funded services: Current state rate. For private guardianship services, contact agency.
Guardian & Conservator Services, LLC
716 E. 4500 S., Suite N160
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
Services: Private guardian, Conservator, Trustee, VA Fiduciary, Social Security Payee, Personal Representative, Estate Management and Liquidation.
Eligibility: Incapacitated individuals in Utah. Fees- Fee for service, call for fee schedule.
Other Information: Guardianship under the direction of a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and Registered Guardian with the National Guardianship Association since 1999, and conservatorship under the direction of a certified public accountant (CPA). All staff members are trained with special emphasis in working with the elderly and people with disabilities.
716 E. 4500 S., N160
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
Services: Private care management, consultation, court visitor investigations, non-medical in-home care attendants, family mediation.
Eligibility: Adults living along the Wasatch Front of Utah and those living in Washington County, Utah.
Fees: Fee for service, call for fee schedule or visit website