The Public Guardianship Office (PGO) is the guardian of last resort for Georgians who have been deemed by a probate court to be incapable of making or communicating decisions about their health or safety. 

PGO case managers advocate for persons under guardianship, act as surrogate decision-makers and coordinate and monitor all services needed for the support, care, education, health and welfare of guardianship clients.

By the Numbers | PGO

  • 1,132 vulnerable adults in SFY 2020, have been advocated by the PGO. This is 103 more compared to SFY 2019
  • 39 budgeted PGO case managers 

PGO numbers
PGO case managers advocate for persons under guardianship, act as surrogate decision-makers and coordinate and monitor all services needed for the support, care, education, health and welfare of guardianship clients.