I need to know what I need to do to address all of the issues I mentioned above as well as what breaks are available for the given scenario for me. If I buy my brother a house but am ignorant to the fact there are programs out there that can help me do this under a non-standard house purchase (maybe charitable) what my options are. The second part is that I need to get him help. I will say that he's mentally challenged but a functioning adult with low income, two kids, no insurance. He's not receiving any aid from state or federal and I know he would be qualified for something. That's what I'd like to know.
Thank you for your follow-up.Please permit me to split your question into two parts. To make it easier, I will respond to the issue about what potential options you have in obtaining help for your brother first, and then if you are satisfied with my answer, I will post a follow-up answer pertaining to real estate options. As those options are not really related, it may make it easier to discuss.In terms of your brother being mentally challenged, you do have some options. You can potentially consider filing for guardianship outright and becoming his legal representative. You would be able to make legal decisions for him and run his household as well as conduct business and ensure his expenses are covered. This is very much a 'hands on' approach but if you are worried that he will be unable to care for himself, it is a good option. You would still be able to contact the state programs on his behalf (you do not have to use your own funding to maintain his household), and obtain welfare and Access benefits, as well as potentially file for Social Security Disability if he is now unable to work for himself. Each state has low income health insurance, please go to this link to shop around:http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2943_52115---,00.htmlPlease let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!
I'm not really satisfied with your answer. He is able to work as stated in my initial request - he'd work three jobs. The site link you sent I had open prior to turning to this service for an answer. I don't feel I'm any better off than when I started here.
I'm looking for a matter-of-fact answer on what to do, who to call, etc? This answer is going to cost me top dollar for these services and I need to leave with something more than a website link.
While I do think you gave me mediocre info, I don't feel that it meets the criteria of Thorough and Urgent so I will choose the opt out option to get others' advice.
I would like to continue. I will have to leave soon as it is 2:11am on the East coast.
I will pick up on this tomorrow. Thanks.
I've been forced to step away from this issue for a day so I wanted to pick back up when possible.
Hello, I'm confused by the delay. I wrote a short novel on the issue so what am I waiting for?
I've tried googling around on the subject and found the same site that was posted in the log. As a veteran, I find it really hard to believe that there's not really any help to provide the guy. If that is true, then it is truly sad.
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