Helping people with disabilities and their families plan for the future and enhance their lives through special needs trusts.

Achieva Family Trust

Support for those with a demonstrated need.

Charitable Residual Account

Special Needs Trusts 101

Your quick guide to special needs trusts.

We can help you plan for your loved one's future today with our Future Planning Guide.

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Protecting Futures. Enhancing Lives.

From people with disabilities and their families to the professionals who support them, you've found your resource for both expert social service support and trust management.

Our professional Trust Administrators average 20 years of experience with social service and government benefits.

Programs & Services

Special needs trusts allow you to protect your assets while remaining eligible for Medicaid, Waiver Services and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

We offer three types of special needs trusts. Each allows you to preserve your funds so that you are able to pay for necessities - like home modifications, adapted vehicles and specialized treatments or medications - while preserving eligibility for lifelong supports and services.

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Enhancing the lives of others

Some individuals and families lack the resources to access critical special needs support. The Charitable Residual Account provides supplemental supports and services for children and adults with disabilities and a demonstrated need.

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Financial Management

Achieva Family Trust offers assistance in preparing and managing the future financial planning for unique day-to-day and long-term needsfor you, your loved one, and family. Achieva Family Trust can help manage benefits with work, donations, or inheritance and also assist in using benefits to pay for current and future bills and foreseeable needs. 


Achieva Family Trust provides up-to-date resources and information for families, attorneys, and people with disabilties regarding advocacy, services, and financial and future planning. 

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We offer no-cost consultations regarding issues such as government benefits and future planning. It’s never too early or too late to start planning for the future.

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