Funding for Down Syndrome Programs

nc-stampHB 499 – Funds for Down Syndrome Programs

Primary Sponsor: Rep. Bradford (R – Mecklenburg)

This bill would appropriate $1 million for the 2017-2018 fiscal year and $1 million for the 2018-2019 fiscal year to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services for down syndrome programs. The programs would be required to support the entire state.

The bill would require the Department allocate funds to programs that provide one of the following:

  • Assistance with dignified integration into the community;
  • Housing assistance;
  • Job training, job placement, or both.
 
 

More Posts in 2017 Legislative Session

 
 

Share this Post



 
 
 
 

Leave a Reply

The NCMS moderates this blog, so expect a slight delay in posting. Please include your full name and affiliation. We insist on respectful dialogue and reserve the right not to post remarks incompatible with our guidelines.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *