Facing Crisis And Opportunity
Crisis and Opportunity are the themes that reflect our work at The Arc each day and each week.
“Crisis” is due to the pandemic and related financial limits placed upon our services. Most day and employment providers will be forced to close settings by winter if funding projected for October remains at that level.
Present family supports funding needs to return to June levels if we want to preserve families. Caregivers in cost-effective programs such as adult family or foster care should receive additional stipends to address their 24/7 care. We can’t allow this crisis to result in losses which will take a decade to overcome. Continue reading.