Health Law Advocates

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.” (serving Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, & Nantucket Counties)

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $150,000 Over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: http://www.healthlawadvocates.org


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued