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Fayette Collaborative Contact

Amy Wasko, Program Specialist, amywasko@fcbha.org

 

Communication and Meetings Structure

Our internal cross-systems group will be as needed to plan necessary events or activities. Sharing of information is constant via email. Families and individuals will be notified of what is going on through mail and hopefully via a Facebook group for families affected by all service systems within our agency. (EI, IDD, MH, HealthChoices)


Goals, next steps or actions plans

We are hoping to develop a Parent Networking Facebook group that will be administered by FCBHA staff. Our hope is that people will begin connecting this way, which will result in us being able to plan periodic events where families can connect in person. We envision informal family get-togethers or even informational meetings if families are expressing a need for information in one particular area. We also are looking at potentially putting together a cross-systems provider fair/conference geared to the family and individual audience. Our hope would be to put all relevant resources in one area on one day in an informal way. We want our families to come and feel comfortable asking questions about processes and gathering contacts for services and resources in our county.


AE/SCO/Provider/DHS/Broad Community Partners Represented within Collaborative:

AE, SCO, EI, Mental Health, HealthChoices, Community Action, Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services, Inc., ID provider staff - will be reaching out to various agencies/resources this FY.