Proxy Parent Foundation helps bridge the gap between the public and private sectors of the mental health system. Proxy Parent Foundation is a nonprofit, California corporation dedicated to assisting people with disabilities.

Proxy Parent Foundation helps families answer the question,
“Who will care when I’m not there.”

Ellen and Lawrence (not their real names) turned to the Proxy Parent Foundation. Their son, Harold (not his real name) would lose his government benefits if they left him an inheritance directly and they couldn’t leave enough to provide for

Book Review

All of us may have friends, family or co-workers who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects more than 2½ million Americans.

Bruce’s Yams

My husband Bruce is the Director of Social Services for Proxy Parent Foundation. Recently, he came home with an unusual item in his briefcase—a colorful metal can, labeled ‘Bruce’s Yams’.

Coping With Budget Issues in Hyper Turbulent Times

All public systems in California have been hard hit by the effects of this recession which has caused

Dear Friends and Family

Please allow me to introduce myself to you, my name is Kimberly Alsabery and I am joining Proxy Parent Foundation as the Communications and Client Relations Officer.

First Party and Pooled Special Needs Trusts

A special needs trust protects a disabled person’s means tested benefits such as SSI or Medi-Cal by providing a “safe harbor” for income

Who to Designate as a Trustee?

Clients of mine who want to establish a special needs trust for someone with a mental illness frequently share a common challenge: who to designate as the trustee?


September 21
California Psychiatric Association Conference

Proxy Parent Foundation will be at the 31st Annual CPA Conference in Dana Point September 21st and 22nd. We are looking forward to hosting a booth at this conference, which aims to provide clinicians with the latest practice and Psychopharmacology updates. 

Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa,
Dana Point, CA
September 21 & 22, 2018

To register or see a copy of the brochure visit: http://www.calpsych.org/conferences

October 06
NAMI Walks Los Angeles

Join Proxy Parent Foundation on 0ctober 6th for NAMI WALKS as we walk Los Angeles to raise awareness for Mental Health. Please join our team or say hello if you spot us. Check-in begins at 8am on the Grand Park Event Lawn. The walk starts at 10am. We hope to see you there!

February 22
Abilities Expo 2019

Proxy Parent Foundation will be exhibiting at the Los Angeles Abilities Expo February 23-25th. Booth 122 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A.