Senator Bonacic Meets with Advocates from the Association of Community Living

February 12, 2018

Senator Bonacic is pictured with advocates from the Association of Community Living, including Nolly Climes, President of Rehabilitation Support Services in Orange County (far right, green hat).

(Albany, NY)- State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) met in his Albany office today with advocates from the Association for Community Living to discuss budget requests for the 2018-2019 FY Budget and also their “Bring it Home” campaign. The Association for Community Living is a statewide membership organization of not-for-profit agencies that provide housing and rehabilitation services to over 30,000 people diagnosed with serious and persistent psychiatric disabilities. The “Bring it Home” campaign is a coalition of community-based mental health housing providers, mental health advocates, consumers and their families, urging New York State to adequately fund community-based mental health housing programs for individuals with psychiatric disorders.