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Mosaic advocating for Money Follows the Person program

Written by FWD501cReporter

In a recent post on Facebook, Mosaic and its advocacy partners announced they need the community’s in advocating for the re-authorization of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program. MFP was designed to help states transition people with disabilities from institutions into the community and to assist states in re-balancing long-term services and support systems to increase access to home and community-based services.

Since MFP began, 47 states have participated and over 75,000 people with disabilities have been moved out of institutions. Unfortunately, MFP expired on September 30, 2016, and states have started to wind down their MFP programs. On December 11, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to renew the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program for three months.

Now the IMPROVE Act moves on to the Senate. Ask your U.S. Senators to vote YES to help people with disabilities live in the community!

ABOUT MOSAIC

Mosaic is a faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities. They believe that every individual is a person of worth. Together Mosaic staff members, volunteers and members of the community work as partners. They are passionate about opportunities and partnerships that create meaningful lives, in caring communities, giving a voice to the needs of the underserved. 

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