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Our Purpose


Public Benefits


Goods & Services



From The Board of Directors and Staff at Shared Horizons 

Shared Horizons Administers Two Types of Pooled Special Needs Trusts

Why Choose Shared Horizons?

As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization

  • Our Trusts have been reviewed and approved by Social Security and Medicaid Departments in DC, MD, KT, OH & GA

  • We are a professional trust service organization

  • Our request process is easy and user-friendly

  • We are local, which allows a hands-on approach when approving requests

  • We develop individualized Quality of Life Plans and Budgets

  • Board of Directors oversight

People Like You

A brand-new year!
A clean slate on which to write our hopes and dreams. This year:
Less time and energy on things,
More time and energy on people.
All of life’s best rewards, deepest and finest feelings, greatest satisfactions,
come from people-- people like you.
Happy New Year!

By Joanna Fuchs

Shared Horizons has managed the Special Needs Trusts of over 1,120 beneficiaries, in the United States.

Gross Deposits
During 2022 we reached a milestone of over $60 million in gross deposits

During 2022 we reached a milestone of over $30 million in cumulative disbursements for our beneficiaries.


Shared Horizons' mission is to help people with disabilities access affordable Special Needs Trust options that protect their benefits and preserves personal finances.


To become the preferred resource for the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and Georgia residents when seeking special needs trust options.

Our Values


Appreciating each person’s perspective and lifestyle without judgment — with a genuine concern about their
quality of life.


Honesty and reliability is the foundation of our organization, striving to do what is right and humane, while remaining true to our mission.


With an innovative and empowering spirit, we strive to find new and creative ways to provide quality services to our beneficiaries while dedicating 100% every day to achieve our vision.

Our Impact


Since 2004 we have helped residents in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia maintain a quality of life that otherwise would not be available to them while receiving or applying for public benefits.


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