This August 4, 2012 article found on the Public Opinion website out of Chambersburg, PA, talks about homelessness in Franklin county. The article includes stories from people who are homeless, and what caused them to become homeless.
Chambersburg is the county seat and largest municipality in Franklin County. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This article dated March 26, 2012 gives some insight into the very real potential impact on specific services in Franklin County while indicating there are people ready to take a stand to fight for their right to mental health services.
This article found on PennLive.com and dated February 28, 2012 talks about concerns raised by various groups on the privatizing of mental health and intellectual disability services in Franklin County, PA and Fulton County, PA
This article found on the PennLive.com website dated February 17, 2012 talks about the impact of the proposed budget on Franklin County, PA whose Commissioners have approached Fulton County Commissioners and proposed to joinder with them, but before a joinder can be formed, Fulton County must also agree to it.
This article dated January 25, 2012 and located on the PublicOpinionOnline.com website talks about a move to privatize mental health services in Franklin County and Fulton County, both in Pennsylvania.
. The county would still be involved with service from an oversight position to ensure that services are provided as they should be, but a private organization will be formed to actually provide the services.
This article appeared in the August 17, 2010 edition of ”Public Opinion” I thought it was great to see that Franklin is beginning to better train its first responders in how to better deal with folks who are mentally ill, but I have to ask …. when is the rest of the state going to do the same?