Lack of funding for Human Services: it affects everyone
You may think that because you don’t rely on human services, it doesn’t affect you. But it does. We all pay when needed services that address the essentials of life are underfunded.
Three out of five workers qualify for public assistance and rely on the very same services as the people they are serving. People who work at food pantries are on food stamps, people who provide shelter to the homeless require subsidized housing, and people who provide health services rely on Medicaid.
Consider reading this Opinion piece, recently published in the Albany Times Union.
Unity House is part of a coalition that advocates for better funding. Please consider contacting your representatives to voice your opinion about this issue that affects us all.