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Statewide Public Guardianship Office (SPGO)

The Statewide Public Guardianship Office (SPGO), housed within the Department of Elder Affairs, appoints local public guardian offices as directed by statute to provide guardianship services to persons who do not have adequate income or assets to afford a private guardian and there is no willing family or friend to serve.


For more information, please call SPGO at 850-414-2381 or email at SpgoInfo@elderaffairs.org




To speak with a Public Guardian in your area, you may contact any of the local offices of public guardians  throughout Florida.


You may also contact the Elder Helpline in your area by calling 1-800-963-5337.




SPGO is also responsible for the registration of Professional Guardians. To access a list of professional guardians  visit SPGO’s website  and click the link of the left “Current list of Registered Professional Guardians”.