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    Programs that intervene on behalf of groups of people who have a common grievance against a public or private service provider or who believe that their rights have been violated, and which attempt to reach an equitable settlement without resorting to litigation.

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    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesAlzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York work side-by-side with hundreds of volunteers to educate community leaders: advocate for more federal funding for research: speak for those affected who can no longer speak for themselves: and promote quality, affordable long-term care and strive to expand home and community-based services. AlbanyADVOCACY PROGRAMALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe NYSDDPC Council is comprised of Governor-appointed volunteers. More than 60% of these volunteers must be individuals with developmental disabilities or family members. Other members include NYS State Agency representatives, UCEDD representatives, and representatives of the Protection and Advocacy System. In addition, a small staff of New York State employees supports the efforts of the Council in fulfilling its mission.AlbanyDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCILNEW YORK STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL (NYSDDPC)
    Advocacy ServicesThe Office for Aging is charged by the Federal Government with the role of providing advocacy services for seniors in their communities and at the State and Federal level. Advocacy involves representing seniors to preserve, develop and protect programs, services and rights.FultonADVOCACY FOR OLDER ADULTSFULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING

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