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    Programs that seek changes in community conditions, structures or institutions when modifications in the service delivery system as a whole are required to ensure the adequate availability of essential community services, to contribute to human growth and development and to prevent unwitting support of conditions which are injurious to individuals and families who are residents. The objective of system advocacy is to make changes that are required to benefit the community as a whole rather than focusing on the needs of a particular individual, family or group of residents.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides an opportunity for college, high and mid school students to learn about, promote and advocate the legislation and public policy regarding the selling, marketing, and the negative impact of tobacco.ClintonANTI TOBACCO ADVOCACYCHAMPLAIN VALLEY FAMILY CENTER
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides an opportunity for those with cerebral palsy or developmental disabilities to meet and discuss the needs of those in the group, and find ways to advocate a solution for a single person or the group regarding physical, political, discriminatory or other obstacles in the community.ClintonCROSS ROADSCEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Case/Care Management ServicesAssists the individual with development disabilities and their family with a plan of care to access benefits, advocate when needed, and find resources or services within the community.ClintonSERVICE COORDINATIONRESIDENTIAL RESOURCES
    Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals to resources and services that can be accessed in surrounding communities for individuals with disabilities and their families. Also advocates in various ways to create, change or enhance the rights and services for those with disabilities.ClintonINFORMATION AND ADVOCACYNORTH COUNTRY CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE

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