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Human Services Agency of San Francisco
Department of Aging & Adult Services * Department of Human Services

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San Francisco offers three programs for seniors and adults with disabilities who are substantially unable to provide for their own personal needs or financial needs, or who are disabled by mental illness.

Public Guardian

Many San Franciscans have physical and mental limitations that make them unable to handle basic personal and financial needs. The situations of these people vary greatly, but all are highly vulnerable to either physical, emotional or financial abuse.

Public Conservator

The Public Conservator provides mental health conservatorship services for San Francisco residents who are gravely disabled (unable to provide for their food, clothing or shelter) due to ...

Representative Payee Program

The Representative Payee program manages money for elderly individuals and adults (age 18 or older) with physical and/or mental impairments who cannot manage their own funds.