UCS Disability Pooled Trust Services was established to provide responsive and sensitive trust services, within a structure that preserves an individual's eligibility for Medicaid and other benefits.
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UCS Disability Pooled Trust is a Supplemental Needs Trust established by United Community Services of Boro Park, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, pursuant to federal and state law. The purpose of this Trust is to enable individuals with a disability to protect their financial resources while maintaining eligibility for Medicaid or other government benefits. The Trust is open to all Individuals who reside in New York State who are disabled as defined in Social Security Law §1614 (a)(3) [42 U.S.C. §1382c (a) (3) ]. The Trust is open to all Individuals with a Disability regardless of religion, race, color, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
The Trust is established pursuant to, and is intended to comply with the provisions of 42 USC 1396 (p) (d) (4) (commonly known as OBRA '93), New York Social Services Law Section 366 (2) (b) (2) (iii) (B), the New York State Department of Health and rules and regulations promulgated there under and shall be construed accordingly. The Trustee shall provide to the New York State Department of Social Services and/or the appropriate social services district of the State of New York such notices as are required by statute and regulation.
The express purpose of this Trust is to provide for the collective management and distribution of the Trust Estate in behalf of eligible beneficiaries who are disabled as defined in Social Security Law §1614 (a)(3) [42 U.S.C. §1382c (a) (3)] for whom trust accounts are established and upon the death of the beneficiary, the funds that are received by the Trust shall be retained by the UCS DISABILITY Pooled Trust and administered by the Trustee to further the express purpose of the Trust as more fully stated below. This Trust is intended to provide, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Trustee, extra and supplemental services and benefits for the care, support, comfort, education and training of the Beneficiaries in addition to and over and above benefits they already receive, are entitled to receive or may receive or be entitled to receive in the future as a result of their present or future mental retardation or physical, psychological or developmental disabilities from any federal, state or local government program, agency or department.