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Please Note: These resources are provided solely for your consideration. The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles makes no endorsement of any agency or their services.


The Dignity Group Jennings & Ass.
J. Grady Jenning
1055 N. Euclid
Ontario, CA 91762
Tel: 909-986-2420
Services Provided: The Life Care Plan is an outline of the services a care giver wishes to provide for their disabled loved one, both now and in the future. This service includes free lectures/meetings; help in planning with Social Security/SSI, Medical, Medicare, housing, financial planning (the pros and cons); prioritizing care needs, background information on entitlement programs, conservatorships, wills, trusts, free individual conferences, solutions, and more.

National Center on Life Planning
Marc Shulman
19029 Nordhoff St. Suite 204
Northridge, CA 91324
Tel: 818-709-5558
Services Provided: Special needs trusts, conservatorships, living trusts and wills; educating professionals in highly specialized field and to assist the average family, who has a family member with a disability in doing comprehensive life and estate planning, using a team approach at the lowest possible cost.

Helen Kim Bass
19935 Ventura Blvd.,
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Tel: 818-999-2800 Ext. 456
Services Provided: Helen serves as a MetDESK® Specialist in California, MetDESK®, MetLife’s Division of Estate Planning for Special Kids, is a resource to families who have children and other dependents with special needs. She is committed to helping families through the maze of legal and financial issues. Helen’s dedication to the special needs community stems from having a child, Daniel, her youngest son, experience a Traumatic Brain Injury in 1986.