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Public Hearing: To identify opportunities in the delivery of Social Services from prenatal to pre-k to ensure that services are being delivered efficiently and effectively to those who need them

Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Social Services
Chair: Senator David Carlucci
and Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families
Chair: Senator Tony Avella
Public Hearing: To identify opportunities in the delivery of Social Services from prenatal to pre-k to ensure that services are being delivered efficiently and effectively to those who need them
Place: Henry Street Settlement Gymnasium, 301 Henry Street, New York,New York
Time: 10:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Contact: Evan Sullivan (845) 623-3627
Media Contact: Krista Gobins (845) 242-6797
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

September 17, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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September 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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September 24, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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4th Annual Senior Fair Hosted by Rockland Community College and Senator David Carlucci

There will be over 100 Local Vendors and Resources Expected, Yoga Demonstrations, Dancing Lessons, Dance Performances and much more.

August 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Property Tax Seminar Hosted by Senator David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef

The Seminar will be facilitated by John Wollham from the Department of Taxation and Finance.

August 24, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair with Assemblywoman Sandy Galef

Over 50 local vendors and resources! 

Vendors should call 914-941-2054 to participate.

October 15, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Senators Carlucci & Murphy Host Naloxone Trainings

Senator David Carlucci and Senator Terrence Murphy, in partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and Communities that Care hosted a Naloxone training, on August 5th at the Ossining Library.

First Responders, health care professionals and concerned residents were trained to use Naloxone, a lifesaving antidote that can be used on an individual who is experiencing an opioid overdose. Through the efforts of OASAS and other agencies, over 55,000 people have been trained statewide, and more than 1,500 lives have been saved.

August 7, 2015
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Senator Carlucci Secures $50K for Meals on Wheels & Services of Rockland County

Senator David Carlucci and Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland hosted a check presentation in celebration of a $50,000 New York State grant that Senator Carlucci secured in this year’s budget.

Meals on Wheels Programs and Services of Rockland, is a not-for-profit agency that administers five senior centers, an adult day care center, central commissary, computer learning lab, and an all-senior theatrical troupe known as The Music Makers. The Agency has also established a Pet Pantry for seniors who cannot afford to feed their beloved pets.

August 7, 2015
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August 30, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Westchester Hike with Your Senator

Hike the new Twin Lakes Trail with Senator David Carlucci and Hudson River Rambler to the highest point at the Teatown Lake Reservation. This new 2.3 mile long hike is a moderately strenuous loop trail. Hikers should wear appropriate clothing and be prepared with water, sunscreen and bug spray.

To RSVP call 914-941-2054 or e-mail carlucci@nysenate.gov

September 26, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senator Carlucci to Host Seminars on New STAR Rebate Check Program

Senator David Carlucci, in partnership with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, will be hosting a series of seminars on the New STAR Rebate Check program.

This year the legislature passed a new STAR Rebate Check program that will provide up to $2,000 in tax breaks for middle class homeowners. If a homeowner’s school district stays within the property tax cap, they are currently enrolled in the basic or enhanced STAR rebate program and make less than $275,000, they are automatically enrolled in the expanded program, and will be receiving a check for $130 in October 2016. Depending on a homeowner’s income and other factors, they will be receiving a rebate check each year through 2019.

August 4, 2015
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SENATOR CARLUCCI & SUPERVISOR GROMACK HOST CEREMONIAL UNVEILING OF NEW ACCESSIBILITY ICON SIGNS

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), in partnership with Clarkstown Town Supervisor Alex Gromack and disability advocates, hosted a Ceremonial Unveiling of the new Accessibility Icon Signs, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

August 3, 2015
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Senator Carlucci & Supervisor Gromack Host Ceremonial Unveiling of New Accessibility Icon Signs

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), in partnership with Clarkstown Town Supervisor Alex Gromack and disability advocates, hosted a Ceremonial Unveiling of the new Accessibility Icon Signs, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

July 31, 2015
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Senator David Carlucci Kicks Off Poverty Hearings in Rockland

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Social Services held the first of several hearings he will be hosting throughout New York State on poverty.

The hearing was held in Pearl River, where Senator Carlucci heard testimony from local and statewide providers of social services to examine the current system of supportive services in New York State. Senator Carlucci will be conducting a broad survey of the current social services system, examining issues related to ending the cycle of poverty. The goal of these hearings is to identify where gaps in the current system exist, so the Committee on Social Services can better address these issues in the upcoming legislative session.

July 31, 2015
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SENATOR CARLUCCI TO KICK OFF POVERTY HEARINGS IN ROCKLAND

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Social Services will host a series of hearings throughout New York State on poverty. The first hearing will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Pearl River Library, located at 80 Franklin Avenue, in Pearl River, NY, at 1 p.m.

July 28, 2015
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Senators Carlucci and Murphy to Host Naloxone Training

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) and Senator Terrence Murphy (R, I, C – Yorktown), in partnership with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and Communities that Care are hosting a Naloxone training, on August 5th, from 6 p.m. –  8 p.m. at the Ossining Library.   

Naloxone is a lifesaving antidote that can be used on an individual who is experiencing an opioid overdose. Through the efforts of OASAS and other agencies, over 55,000 people have been trained statewide, and more than 1,500 lives have been saved.

July 23, 2015
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Senator David Carlucci Accepting Nominations for Liberty Medal

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), is accepting nominations for the New York State Senate Liberty Medal program. The Liberty Award is one of the highest civilian honors which can be bestowed by a Member of the New York State Senate upon a resident of New York

If you know of an individual who has proven to be selfless, noble, and heroic through exceptional actions or meritorious or humanitarian efforts, please submit the attached nomination form to Senator Carlucci’s office at 20 South Main Street, New City, NY 10956 or please e-mail the application to carlucci@nysenate.gov.

Nomination forms must be received by September 20, 2015. For more information, please call Senator Carlucci’s office at 845-623-3627.

July 22, 2015
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Public Hearing: To identify gaps in the delivery of social services in New York State

Senate Standing Committee on Social ServicesChair: Senator David CarlucciPublic Hearing: To identify gaps in the delivery of social services in New York StatePlace: 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River, New YorkTime: 1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.Contact: Evan Sullivan (518) 455-2991Media Contact: Krista Gobin (845) 242-6797ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

July 30, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Senator Carlucci Invited to White House for 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) has been invited to the White House by President Barack Obama to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

President George H.W. Bush signed the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA also assures equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications.

July 17, 2015
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