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


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued