Category Archives: Support TRC

Advocacy campaign successful! Workers to see pay raise

For almost a year, disability advocates have been repeating a simple but critically important message: that New York State needs to provide funding so that the people who support individuals with disabilities can earn a living wage. Months of hard work, rallies, protests, letters to the editor, media interviews, and publicity paid off March 28 […]

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TRC, Chautauqua Mall to hold Autism Awareness Event

In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, The Resource Center and the Chautauqua Mall will hold their second annual autism awareness event Saturday, April 15. The free event will run from 10:00 to noon in the main concourse of the mall, located on Fairmount Avenue (Route 394) in Lakewood. Activities will be repeated during […]

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The Government wants to change how Medicaid is funded!

Did you know there is a risk from the federal government that may impact services to persons with disabilities and their families? President Donald Trump and some members of Congress want to change the way the Medicaid program is funded.  They are calling for doing away with the current program (in which people are entitled […]

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Urge Governor Cuomo to … BFair2DirectCare!

For almost a year, organizations serving people with developmental disabilities in New York State have been advocating for increased State funding to be put toward a wage increase for Direct Support Professionals – those employees who care for and support people with developmental disabilities at organizations like The Resource Center.  The advocacy campaign is called […]

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