Kennedy confirms budget includes funding for Operation SNUG, Court Appointed Special Advocates program.
Kennedy: This minimal state investment will have a tremendous community impact helping at-risk youth avoid destructive decisions.
Kennedy fought to cut bureaucratic red tape that had stalled the critical upgrades to East Side Center for over 3 years.
Gateway-Longview will put $200,000 in funds toward improvements at their Family Resource Center.
Kennedy: Gateway-Longview’s Funding is no longer a long-shot – project to improve important Buffalo community center is now a reality.
Kennedy secures $800,000 in state budget to preserve the Erie County Mental Health Association’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program, says more funding is needed next year.
CASA program able to serve 200 of the 1000 at-risk children in need of help in Erie County; MHA, with Kennedy’s support, is pushing to expand the program.
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