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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.

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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. 

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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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Achieva Family Trust Distributed $1.5 Million In Grants To People With Disabilities

Achieva Family Trust Distributed $1.5 Million In Grants To People With Disabilities

Achieva Family Trust's Charitable Residual Account assisted 507 people during the 2021 - 2022 fiscal year (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022) by distributing $1.5 million in grants that provide supplemental supports and services for children and adults with disabilities in need.

The Arc Erie County and Erie Sports Center Partner to Host Buddy Walk

The Arc Erie County and Erie Sports Center Partner to Host Buddy Walk

Join The Arc Erie County for the 2022 BuddyWalk on September 24, 2022. Hosted by the Erie Sports Center, the day will be packed with family fun, celebrating children and adults with disabilities and their families and raising money for The Arc Erie County to provide ongoing advocacy & support.

Amazing Ava Continues to Shine

Amazing Ava Continues to Shine

Two years ago, in June of 2020, we introduced you to Ava Allenberg, Amazing Ava as she is called by many. Ava loves to dance! Since Ava started dancing in the fall of 2019, she has inspired a handful of others to start dancing and to express themselves in ways that make them shine.