Phone: (641) 484-4678 Toll Free: 1-800-944-9503 Fax: (641) 484-5424

OUR COMMUNITY SERVICES

Protective Payee Program

PROTECTIVE PAYEE PROGRAM

(Financial Skills Strengthening Families)

  • Ensuring the proper use of minor and vulnerable adult per capita distributions.
  • Equipping members of the Meskwaki Community with the knowledge and confidence needed to manage personal finances, with skill and judgment.
  • Assist community members who would like assistance with their per capita distribution, personal finances, social security benefits, and/or advice on seeking our public assistance. The payee can conduct financial assessments, create personal financial plans, and provide information and guidance promoting fiscal responsibility.
SERVICES
    • Assist you in developing and/or maintaining money management skills.
    • Personal Financial Assessments
    • Goal Setting
    • Record Keeping Strategies
    • Developing Spending Plans
    • Understanding Credit and your  Credit Report
    • Debt Management
    • Bill Payment: Over Seeing Payment of, and Staying Current with, Monthly Living Expenses

REFERRALS

  • The protective payee can direct individuals or families in need of social services to the appropriate agency.
SOCIAL SECURITY
  • Meskwaki Family Services also provides payee services for individuals receiving Social Security benefits. This service may be entered on a voluntary basis.
  • The Social Security Payee Service provides the same services as the Protective Payee Program.
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