Senator Mannion announces program to help disabled New Yorkers

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NEW YORK (WSYR-TV) — Senator John Mannion announced a new program with the goal of boosting the professional workforce caring for intellectually and developmentally disabled New Yorkers. It’s called “The Direct Service Professionals.” 

The program is in partnership with access CNY and OCC. The funding Mannion secured through the state budget will support tuition credits, better salaries, mentoring, and paid internships to recruit and retain new people.

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