Welcome to the National Guardianship Network

The National Guardianship Network is a collaborative group of national organizations dedicated to effective adult guardianship law and practice. First convened in 2002, the National Guardianship Network has played a leadership role in advancing guardianship standards, best practices, and education.

What's New
National Guardianship Network Names State Courts for Guardianship Improvement WINGS Awards
The National Guardianship Network (NGN) is pleased to announce five new awards of seed monies and technical assistance to states to create innovative, consensus-driven Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS). See press release. (March 18, 2015)

National College of Probate Judges Guardianship Award
Learn more about the Judge Isabella Horton Grant Guardianship Award. Deadline to apply: December 1, 2015. (January 15, 2015)

Administrative Conference of the United States Releases Report
Read the report, SSA Representative Payee: Survey of State Guardianship Laws and Court Practices. (January 13, 2015)

2015 Request for Proposals for Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS)
On November 12, state chief justices and court administrators received a Request for Proposals from the National Guardianship Network for an award of $7,000 plus technical assistance to create a Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS) as an ongoing court-community partnership to drive changes in adult guardianship and promote less restrictive options through the collective impact of multiple state entities. Applications are due to the National Guardianship Network by January 23. NGN will select two states to receive awards. (November 20, 2014)

International Resource Library on Adult Guardianship Now Available

If you were able to attend the World Congress on Adult Guardianship, you had the opportunity to participate in an international gathering of people committed to promoting outstanding guardianship standards. If you were unable to attend, you now have access to international information and resources from Congress presenters and participants. Please visit the library, share the link and take advantage of the wealth of information housed there. You will find the library, along with selected materials at the World Congress website. (August 27, 2014)

National Association for Court Management Releases Adult Guardianship Guide
Learn more in this guide to plan, develop and sustain a comprehensive court guardianship and conservatorship program. (August 27, 2014)