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Two Parents Weigh-in on Justice Center

In recent years, we’ve seen a number of troubling developments

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DSPs Earn Low Pay for High Responsibility

This story explains why NYS must address this looming crisis.

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OPWDD Agrees to Adopt IG Recommendations

State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott issued a report in which she said OPWDD’s “systemic mismanagement” has failed to stop theft by caregivers.

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Advocates Call on Governor to Properly Pay Direct Care Staff

Rich Gardner is with Access CNY.

“Our low wages hurt the people we work with because of the high rate of turnover,” Gardner said.  “A lot of times, new staff learns how to work with somebody, and the person starts getting comfortable with us, and we leave.  Then a new worker comes in, and it starts all over again.”  

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#bFair2DirectCare

Capitol rally calls for money to pay direct care workers a living wage.

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Gov Says No Increase

Governor Cuomo wants agencies to hold the line on budgets.

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Parents Say DSPs Deserve Raise

Letter supports the Statewide bFair2DirectCare, 300 Days to Better Pay Campaign.

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