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Mental Health Advocacy Program (MHAP) for Kids

“The Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids) enables youth with unmet mental health needs who are in, or at risk of entering, juvenile court, to access treatment.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA (Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, & Nantucket Counties)
AMOUNT: $150,000 Over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019


LDA Builds Parents’ Confidence in Advocacy Skills

2018 marked the end of a three-year grant to the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (“LDA”) for its Equitable Education Advocacy Program, which helps parents build their capacity to advocate for a child with a learning disability. Parents are often not sure what kinds of accommodations can help their child succeed in school, … Continued