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Membership is the gateway to involvement in the North Carolina Guardianship Association (NCGA), but is not required to attend any of the educational functions offered by NCGA. You can also make a donation to further the work of NCGA. 

Who should join the NCGA?

  • Consumers

  • Volunteers

  • Family Members

  • Students interested in guardian related fields (social work, law, etc.)

  • People who have legal authority to make decisions about guardianship such as​

    • Attorneys

    • Paralegals

    • Trustees

    • Fiduciaries

    • Conservators

  • Staff of public and private organizations and agencies (administrators, case managers, direct service personnel), including but not limited to:

    • County Department of Social Services

    • Area Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Programs

    • Area Agencies on Aging

    • Public Health Departments

    • Public Schools

    • Other public and private agencies that serve the elderly, persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse issues, and/or other disabilities

Judges and Clerks of Superior Court can subscribe to the communication list of NCGA while not purchasing a membership. Learn more here

Benefits of Membership


Access to national trends and practices through NCGA's affiliation with the National Guardianship Association (NGA)

Network with people across the state involved in guardianship


Attend the annual conference and other professional learning opportunities at a reduced rate

Continuing Education Hours

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance they can use for professional needs

Membership Guidelines

  • Membership is open to people 18 years of age and over with an interest in guardianship.

  • Membership dues are required to be paid annually.

  • Rates are considered for individuals with financial barriers.

  • Each member shall be eligible to appoint one voting representative to cast the member’s vote in association elections.

  • Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the secretary. Resignation shall not relieve a member of unpaid dues, or other charges previously accrued.

Student Rate
Contact us if financial assistance is needed
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