$30 Million Program to Help Low-Income New Yorkers Get Mental Health Care

“New York is set to begin a $30 million program aimed at providing mental health services to low-income residents with little or no access to care.  The program, Connections to Care, will tap existing community organizations that reach low-income residents but are not providing mental health services. Chirlane McCray, chairwoman of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York, will announce on Thursday that the fund, along with two city agencies, has secured financing for the program: a five-year, $10 million federal grant that the fund will match with $20 million.”

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Source: NY Times b

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