Highlight of Coalition Activities

Upcoming | APRIL 15   Meeting with DHS 

  • Attendees will be Nancy Thaler, Steve Suroviec, and represenatives from the Steering Committe

MARCH 28 Comments submitted to DHS 

  • Comments submitted on proposed amendments to the OBRA Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver
  • Main point: 
  • View full Comments on OBRA HCBS Waiver

FEBRUARY 10   Comments submitted to DHS

JANUARY 8   Comments submitted to DHS

NOVEMBER 16   Full Coalition Meeting in Harrisburg

October 30   Steering Committee members met with Secretary Dallas, ODP Deputy Secretary Nancy Thaler, and Special Advisor to the Secretary Steve Suroviece here...

  • Secretary Dallas to put on agenda in Secretary's Cabinet
  • Tasked Thaler and Suroviec

Update from the facilitator work group

  • The Facilitator Work Group has been working on a draft of a pilot project to demonstrate the effectiveness of using the Facilitator model to assist families in bringing their children home from congregate care settings.
  • Last met in February and decided this phase of work could be completed via email exchange.
  • A draft of the Pilot Project was sent to the Steering Committee for review March 21. 
  • Changed Facilitator title to Family Life Facilitator to differienate from other coordination and facilitation roles.

View Family Life Facilitator Pilot Project Draft

Update from the facilitator work group