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“Pete Earley: Congress must monitor mental health care changes”

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This November 3, 2014 article on The Morning Call website, talks about the need for Congress to monitor changes in the mental health system to ensure that changes made are done in the way they were intended to be done.

“Erie County human services programs could see $2.7M cut”

Map of Erie County, Pa. with Colt's Station marked

Map of Erie County, Pa. with Colt’s Station marked (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This March 23, 2013 article on the GoErie.com website talks about budget cuts and the effect that is expected to be seen in Erie county human service programs.

 

 

 

“Corbett’s budget leaves question about mentally ill patients”

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This article appears on the Public Opinion Online website, but I didn’t see a date, so I’m not sure when it was published exactly, just that it came up in results in a search I did for articles in the past week (circa February 9, 2013).  The article discusses Corbett’s human service funding and the potential impact it may have.

“State budget: County officials say proposed human services funding better this year”

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This February 8, 2012 article found on the ydr.com website out of York County, PA, talks about Gov. Corbett’s proposed budget for human services.

“Human Service Funding Stays Even”

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This February 6, 2013 article on the wjactv.com website talks about the current budget for human services in Pennsylvania.

 

“Corbett’s 2013-14 Budget: Helping Pennsylvanians In Need”

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This February 6, 2013 article on the GantDaily.com website talks about Corbett’s budget proposal for this year, but specifically the human services aspect of things.

“Mental health services victim of state cuts”

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This September 17, 2012 article on the StandardSpeaker.com website talks about what types of programs are at the highest risk since the budget cuts.

“Impact of budget cuts on mental health services examined”

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This September 12, 2012 article on thetimes-tribune.com website, talks a little about what services are being cut or decreased to compensate for the 10% cut in human services funding in Pennsylvania, the article also talks about the block grant pilot program.

“Changes in Pa. policy worry advocates for those in need”

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This September 11, 2012 article on the NewsWorks website talks about the block grant that 20 counties will receive as part of a pilot program to see if that type of budget works or not in Pennsylvania for human services.  The article also raises concerns for those who had been in the former General Assistance program.

SVG of Pennsylvania state seal

SVG of Pennsylvania state seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Counties gain more control of human services funds”

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This June 5, 2012 article on PennLive.com discusses the agreement reached between the county commissioners and the state with regards to the transfer of control over human service funding.  It also raises concern about community mental health funding getting redirected to other programs.

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