Promote development and expansion of the workforce needed to support delivery of primary, community-based, and at-home health care and care management for the most vulnerable populations.
- Increase in number of health care support workers with improved skills, enhanced job quality, and expanded pathways to advancement in the transforming health service sector
- Increase in number of workers newly trained for and successfully placed in entry-level and/or paraprofessional positions related to care coordination, care management, and community outreach
ALIGN: the Alliance for a Greater New York
$15,000 (over six months)
To help support the NYC Care Connections survey and development of a policy agenda addressing the long-term-care gap for older adults and the disabled by creating new, quality home-care jobs
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$200,000 (over two years)
To help support the New York Policy Program and its efforts to strengthen the home-care workforce and thereby improve care for the elderly and disabled