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In what turned out to be a celebration of direct support professionals today in the State Capitol, Governor Cuomo and the leaders of both Houses, along with the mental hygiene committee chairs, promised a group of bFair2DirectCare demonstrators that they all support the addition of funds to increase direct care salaries.  The Governor said he…

While we were meeting here with News 12 at CP Nassau, members of our self-advocacy group along with staff members were at a Rally today in ALBANY at the Capitol for the BFair2DirectCare effort! Things are looking good for positive change! Thank you to everyone at the Rally and to everyone who has shown their…

We were happy to welcome Danielle Campbell of News 12 here this morning along with film crew, Drew and Pete. Program participants and direct support professionals (DSPs) and our Executive Director, Bob McGuire explained the BFair2DirectCare effort and the need for Governor Cuomo to approve the funding so that DSPs can be paid the decent…

As you may know, CP Nassau has been named as a finalist in the Imagine Awards Program in the INNOVATION category for our use of the UPSEE Mobility Device in our MOVE program (Mobility Opportunities Via Education).  A new category, FAN FAVORITE Award, was announced today.  I encourage to place your vote for CP Nassau…

#bFair2DirectCare Unveils Times Square Billboard Urging Gov. Cuomo to ‘Say Yes’ to Living Wage for Direct Care Workers. See the billboard  

AHCA Would shift Medicaid costs from New York’s counties to its state government. Read More   Tenney to vote for AHCA because of Collins’ amendment Read More  

Posted on March 21, 2017 Amedore, Santabarbara, Tedisco say $45 Million to begin to pay a living wage to direct care workers must be in NYS Budget. READ THE ARTICLE HERE

CP Nassau County produced this terrific video to support the #BecauseofMedicaid campaign. The campaign will highlight the importance of Medicaid funding to ordinary New Yorkers and urge members of Congress to oppose the American Health Care Act (AHCA). We hope that others will produce videos, facebook messages, tweets and other messages to make sure that our…