Omstead Plan Listening Session – Springfield
June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Olmstead Plan is a comprehensive working plan for assisting people with disabilities so they may live and work in the community, The Olmstead Committee of Massachusetts is updating the state’s existing Plan from 2008; the new plan is expected to be completed by the end of 2017 and we need your input. It will be updated to highlight the important integration work that has been done over the past 8 years as well as plans to continue the work going forward.
The state is holding community-based LISTENING SESSIONS, inviting broad-based stakeholder attendance to provide state agency leadership with opportunities to hear directly from constituents. First session in Boston June 26 (link here).
The locations are accessible and CART and ASL Interpreters will be available. During these initial set of Listening Sessions, the state hopes you will consider commenting on all or some of the questions below.