Gerard Place Housing Development Fund Company

Family Learning

“This three-year grant in the amount of $90,000 will enable Gerard Place to expand educational programming for young children and parents with learning disabilities. This will include screening of children to identify needed developmental supports, one-on-one instruction to improve school readiness, and life skills training for parents.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $90,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016

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