Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York (DDAWNY)

Legal Barriers of Using a Central Processing System for Respite Workers

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Cheektowaga, NY
AMOUNT: $10,000 for One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued