CrissCross Expands Representative Payee Services to Serve as a National Resource for Qualified Beneficiaries
Nonprofit Program Aims to Assist Social Security and Veterans Benefit Recipients Better Manage Monthly Benefits
For nearly 30 years, CrissCross’ safe and secure representative payee services have helped thousands of caregivers and beneficiaries successfully manage finances and monthly benefits. The knowledgeable and compassionate caseworkers at CrissCross work towards their mission of improving lives through safe, secure, and compassionate representative payee services by offering a unique and personalized approach to assisting families with effective payee programs customized to meet their unique financial needs and goals.
“With nearly 9 million Americans deemed unable or unfit to handle their own personal finances, and with that number expected to quickly grow over the next few years, we are excited to do our part to help ensure the future success of the overall representative payee program,” said Amie Darway, executive director for CrissCross. “Older beneficiaries and those dealing with a disability can focus their attention and efforts on living healthier, more financially secure lives by turning over the role and stress of managing monthly finances to CrissCross.”
CrissCross’ representative payee services offer:
- Individualized help with budgeting and money management
- Tailored spending plans managed through electronic debit cards
- Interest-earning accounts, with access to funds when necessary
- Professional record-keeping and financial oversight
- Bill-paying services and other payee administrative tasks
- Specialized access to social service resources that can assist with the cost of food, clothing, utilities, medication, and more
To learn more about CrissCross or its representative payee services, visit CrissCross.org. To schedule an appointment to establish a CrissCross representative payee program, contact an intake specialist at 1-866-380-9708.
CrissCross, a division of Money Management International, is a nonprofit organizational representative payee, providing safe and secure payee services to beneficiaries receiving monthly benefits provided by the Social Security Administrations, Veterans Association, partnering pension providers and other organizations providing financial benefits qualified for representative payee management. CrissCross’ trained and knowledgeable caseworkers have been providing financial education and assistance to families seeking help meeting monthly financial obligations and securing social services assistance offering help with food, clothing, and other human services since 1974. Intake specialists at CrissCross are available by phone, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and in-person in select communities across the country. To learn more, call 866.380.9708 or visit CrissCross.org.