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Announcing State Plan Public Meetings on Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment Services

 The New York State Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services- Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR),…

CCSE Public Meeting Agenda 03-20-2014

CCSE Public Meeting Agenda 03-20-2014

Please click this post to see the CCSE Public Meeting Agenda for 03-20-2014  


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

2014 Health Education Forums






Gotham Center 42-09 28th Street Long Island City, NY 11101
Conference Room 14-31 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Teleconferencing is also available. Call for information.
Who should attend: parents, caregivers and providers

Reserve your seat! Space is limited. Refreshments will be served.

RSVP: Call 347-396-4600 or email

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Affordable Care Act:
New Health Insurance Benefits for Your Children and Family

Caroline Heindrichs
Executive Director, Office of Health Planning
Bureau of Primary Care Access and Planning
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

The Office of Health Planning is responsible for devising and implementing policy, program and research initiatives that help vulnerable populations obtain and maintain health insurance coverage and access primary and preventive health care services.

Discussion Topics

  • overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • essential health benefits for children and families
  • changes to existing insurance coverage

·        navigating new insurance options

  • helpful online resources

Health Department Certified Application Counselors will be available to provide assistance and answer questions about low-cost health insurance options.

Important FHF News »

In Memory of Patrick Dalton

We at FHF have lost a dear friend. Please see for details. Thank you.

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Spring 2018 Flower Fundraiser!

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