Representative Payee Services

What does an Organization Representative Payee do?


The Arc Kent County is pleased to offer Representative Payee services. Representative Payee Services will manage benefits by paying living expenses from a month’s budget with the benefits social security (SS), supplemental security(SSI), or social security disability (SSDI) income.

Organizational Representative Responsibilities


As representative payee The Arc Kent County is responsible for managing, documenting and reporting the use of all funds they receive as payee.  In accordance with Social Security Administration (SSA) and best practice The Arc Kent County will gather all necessary information and legal documentation required to become Rep Payee and create a monthly budget.



The Arc Kent County Representative Payee Best Practice


The Arc Kent County will treat all individuals served with dignity and respect and when able will provide education on money management.

Questions?  Contact us here

Advocacy Services

The Arc Kent County provides individualized assistance to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to ensure they are obtaining appropriate services in the area of education, housing, employment, family support, case management and recreation.

If you are in need of advocacy services for yourself or a family member, please call our office at 616-459-3339 
or complete our online contact form here

The information you provide helps us direct your question or concern to the advocate with the most expertise.  Your information is not shared outside the organization but will help expedite a response.  Thank you!