People Inc. (fiscal agent for consortium)

Capacity Building for the Behavioral and Mental Health Consortium

“A group of nine leaders from the fields of IDD and health have come together to form a consortium in search of a solution to the dearth of services available to youth with severe behavioral disorders and IDD in crisis. This grant will support the expenses of the consortium’s facilitator, travel costs and overhead expenses”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Williamsville, NY
AMOUNT: $119,083 over One Year

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