Survival Coalition Supports Governor’s Proposals to Improve Conditions for Direct Care Workers, Family Caregivers

(Madison) – The Survival Coalition of more than 25 disability organizations commends Governor Evers for the proposals announced today to improve conditions for direct care workers and family caregivers in the state.

Survival Coalition specifically supports recommendations to enhance resources for family caregivers provided through Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs), proposals to raise rates to providers that are tied to increases in worker wages; efforts to ensure workers can afford and maintain essential benefits like health care and child care and other proposals that will reduce stress – financial and otherwise – on family caregivers. Read full statement.