is Guardian and Protective Services (GaPS)?
and Protective Services, Inc. (GaPS) is a non-profit corporation
established to provide needed protective services to vulnerable
adults who have no family members or capable friends living
nearby. At GaPS we are able to offer assistance in a variety
of different ways: we ensure that daily needs are met; we offer
help with securing home and medical services; we explain documents
that may affect financial well-being. Many vulnerable
adults, who do
have family nearby, have greater needs than their families can
meet day-in and day-out.
serves vulnerable adults in the community in ways that help them
maintain their dignity and independence. It may be as simple
as balancing a checkbook or seeing that a doctor's appointment is
kept. Or it may be as serious as protection from physical
financial exploitation. The people we serve are
or disabled, and come from all walks of
services and guardianships (when necessary) are provided with the
safety and well-being of the individual foremost. GaPS
strives to keep individuals in their own homes, whenever possible,
or in an environment allowing maximum independence.