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Be Fair to Direct Care

For readers who aren’t familiar with the social media hashtag #bFair2DirectCare, it’s become the voice of a campaign for 130,000 New Yorkers with intellectual/developmental disabilities and nearly 100,000 Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who care for them.

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Help Save Our Services

House of Representatives is going to vote on the Affordable Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), which would repeal the Affordable Care Act and include historic changes to Medicaid.

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Support and Advocacy for DSP Salaries

Opengate, Inc. shows support for increase in NY State budget to secure funding for an increase in wages for Direct Support Professionals.

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Minimum Wage Hike: Direct Support Professionals are Worth it

  In a previous article we wrote about Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and discussed how they are the lifeline for the clients at Opengate, and other agencies like ours who care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. DSPs work

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