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Corporate Guardianship: Change Requests

A corporate guardianship must inform the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) of any change requests.

County change request

Use Corporate Guardianship County Change Request, F-03218 to request county changes. County change requests are processed within 7 business days.

The form will ask if the change is to add counties, remove counties, or both.

Adding counties

The corporate guardianship must verify it discussed the following with the county:

  1. Desire to serve wards of the county.
  2. Any additional county requirements for corporate guardianships (ex: bond).
  3. County reimbursement and fee structures.

Removing counties

The corporate guardianship must verify that no wards are currently ordered/appointed to the entity by the county.

Capacity change request

Use Corporate Guardianship Ward Capacity Change Request, F-03216 to request a capacity change. Capacity decrease requests are processed within 5 business days. Capacity increase requests are processed within 10 business days.

The form will ask you for the following information:

  1. Current number of wards the entity serves.
  2. Proposed new ward capacity.
  3. Detail the plan to provide services for new ward capacity.
  4. Contact information (name and email address) for up to two served counties.

    Note: it is recommended to reach out to the county officials in advance. They will receive an automated email from containing a link to a survey they must complete.

Our program will then:

  1. Verify entity background check is up-to-date. See Regulated Entity Background Check Process for more information.
  2. Process the request and respond via email.

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Questions about the change request process?

Last revised October 20, 2023