Georgia Advocacy Office Inc

Decatur, GA   |  http://WWW.THEGAO.ORG

Mission

TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF, AND TO ADVOCATE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WITHIN THE STATE OF GEORGIA.

Ruling year info

1977

Main address

1 W Court Sq Ste 625

Decatur, GA 30030 United States

EIN

58-1299961

NTEE code info

Disabled Persons' Rights (R23)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

PADD - PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PADD PROGRAM - ASSISTS PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILTIES TO: 1) BE FREE FROM ABUSE AND NEGLECT; 2) IMPROVE ACCESS TO SERVICES AND PROGRAMS; 3) ADVOCATE FOR COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATIONAL, HEALTHCARE, AND OTHER SERVICES APPROPRIATE FOR THEIR NEEDS. GAO CLOSED 64 CASES DURING THE YEAR AND PROVIDED 219 INFORMATION AND REFERRALS.

Expenses
$1,162,616
Revenue
$0

PAIMI - PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS PAIMI PROGRAM - ASSISTS PERSONS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES TO: 1) BE PROTECTED FROM ABUSE AND NEGLECT; 2)RESPOND TO ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION AND LEGAL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS; 3)PROMOTE INTEGRATION INTO THE COMMUNITY AND SELF-DETERMINATION. GAO CLOSED 120 CASES DURING THE YEAR AND PROVIDED 349 INFORMATION AND REFERRALS.

Expenses
$964,905
Revenue
$0

PABSS REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE PROGRAM - REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE SOCIAL SECURITY'S REPRESENTATIVE PAYMENT PROGRAM PROVIDES BENEFIT PAYMENT MANAGEMENT FOR BENEFICIARIES WHO ARE INCAPABLE OF MANAGING THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME PAYMENTS. A SUITABLE REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE IS ASSIGNED WHO MANAGES THE PAYMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE BENEFICARIES. GAO IS AN ORGANIZATION SELECTED BY SOCIAL SECURITY TO MANAGE THE MONEY FROM SOCIAL SECURITY FOR THE BENEFICIARY NEEDS. GAO CONDUCTED REVIEWS ON 67 REPRESENTATIVE PAYEES TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL REP PAYEES. THOSE REVEIWS AFFECTED THE SUPPORT PROVIDED TO 2,364 BENEFICIARIES TO INCLUDE CORRECTIONS AND/OR VERIFICATION OF REP PAYEE SUPPORT.

Expenses
$981,294
Revenue
$550

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