Public Policy

In collaboration with the #PeopleMatter coalition, CCPA is organizing a Lobby Day on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 to advocate for the restoration of funding for community based services.

The stakes are incredibly high for CCPA members in this legislative session.  From the perspective of field experts, the FY 2016 – 2017 proposed budget is the worst that Connecticut has seen in many years for providers of health and human services. It is critical that all CCPA members make it a priority to communicate this to legislators.


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CCPA Costing Study

CCPA is pleased to release a study of provider costs (Prioritizing Community Based Services in CT), conducted by MTM Services, which details the funding shortfall providers are already facing. “Findings in this report show that chronic underfunding has taken a significant toll on community providers,” the Executive Summary states. Members, please feel free to draw talking points from the report and share these documents with your local legislators and other decision-makers during meetings.

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Contact Your Legislator

We encourage you to learn about and become involved in our advocacy efforts, which focus on promoting policies that strengthen and advance the community provider system. For your convenience, use the CCPA Contact Your Legislator search feature to find the contact information and write to members of the Connecticut House and Senate on critical issues affecting community providers.

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About CCPA

The Connecticut Community Providers Association (CCPA) is the premier state trade association representing organizations that provide health and human services and supports for children, adults and families in the areas of mental health, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, child and family health and well being, and other related issue areas. Community providers deliver quality health and human services to 500,000 of Connecticut’s residents each year.

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