Recognizing the Need to Address the Caregiver Crisis and Supports to Families in State Budget

Survival Coalition of more than 20 disability organizations continues to hear from people with disabilities, their families, and their supporters that the pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll, starkly accelerating the direct care worker crisis and leading to increased health and safety worries, more families leaving the workforce to care for loved ones, and high levels of stress. Survival surveyed people with disabilities who use home and community supports, along with their families. The results and stories in the attached report are worrisome and deserve immediate action in the state budget. Read full report.