Mental Health Advocates of WNY (formerly Mental Health Association of Erie County)

Service Innovation & Impact Initiative

“The Service Innovation & Impact Initiative (SIII) includes a group of ten health and human service organizations located in the WNY region. The overall intent is to streamline services at a single location to create better options for clients and increased agency efficiency. The shared space project will reduce administrative costs and allow the collaborative to devote more time and resources to direct services.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $150,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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