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04/01
NYCMS Gala to be held April 1: "Fighting poverty is no laughing matter"

04/01
NYC MISSION SOCIETY TO HOLD ANNUAL "CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN" BENEFIT

04/01
Millin Associates webinar of the MillinPro Health Home Revenue Cycle Management System

04/02
Night Out Lights On for Autism

04/04
WE ACT Workshop in West Harlem & Washington Heights / Inwood

04/07
ACES Training Recruiting Retired Older Adults Age 55+

04/09
David Rider, Esq. and George Green to be honored at Orange AHRC’s Dream Catchers Benefit

04/09
Dream Catchers Benefit Sponsorship Opportunities for Orange AHRC

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TITLE:
Advocacy Event to Address CMS Funding Cuts
WHEN:
03.06.2013
Category:
NYNP Events

DESCRIPTION

Critical services lost, massive layoffs, and an “overall shift in a culture of high-quality, person-centered care to a culture of merely meeting very basic needs” (as quoted by Scott Mehlberg, Acting Executive Director of Abilities First) are central to the intense discussion among families and agencies as New York State proposes 6% in budget cuts to agencies serving one of the most vulnerable populations, individuals with developmental disabilities.


Thus, five agencies have launched an advocacy campaign to fight for their program participants and families (Abilities First, Cardinal Hayes, Dutchess ARC, New Horizons Resources, and Greystone Programs).


Please join us for the advocacy campaign launch event, open to the public, for a forum which will address the issues of care and delivery of services, the potential for massive job losses, and the overall impact of the proposed cuts.


When: Wednesday, March 6th, 6:30 PM


Where: New Horizons Resources, Inc.
123 West Road, Pleasant Valley, NY


Event Contact:  Crys McCuin, Executive Director, Dutchess ARC   (845) 635-8084