Tag Archives: developmental disabilities

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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Kelley Morton receives Agency-Wide Staff Award

Kelley Morton recently was honored by The Resource Center with its Agency-Wide Staff Appreciation Award for the first quarter of 2017. Kelley, a Service Coordinator at one of the homes The Resource Center operates, was chosen for the award because of the compassion and professionalism she has displayed in addressing the health care needs of […]

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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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Raymour & Flanigan to exhibit works by TRC artists

An exhibit showcasing the artistic talents of people with disabilities aims to warm the hearts of winter-weary area residents. Works by artists with disabilities from The Resource Center will be on display at Raymour & Flanigan from January 30 through February 3. The weeklong art exhibit is titled “Warm Your Heart with a Little Art.” […]

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