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New Jersey young adults should not live in nursing homes

October 19, 2023
New Jersey young adults should not live in nursing homes - northjersey.com

October 19, 2023 | Online article northjersey.com The insightful report from Disability Rights New Jersey confirmed advocates’ suspicions that New Jersey sanctions placing individuals with disabilities into nursing homes against…

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Murphy administration needs to stop warehousing people with disabilities

January 4, 2021
Crowded together and warehoused in large congregate-care facilities, people with developmental disabilities are placed at even greater risk of dying from COVID-19, says Robert Stack, the founder and CEO of Community Options, Inc, which provides housing and employment supports for thousands of people with disabilities. He says we can’t simply wait for the vaccine to solve this life or death issue.

January 04, 2021 | nj.com The Murphy administration needs to act now to protect the lives of thousands of New Jerseyans largely forgotten during the pandemic. More than 9,000 state…

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Non-profit urges state to pull residents who are disabled out of long-term care centers

December 16, 2020
Non-profit urges state to pull residents who are disabled out of long-term care centers

December 16 2020 | newjerseyglobe.com A Princeton-based non-profit urged Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson to pull more than 9,000 state residents with disabilities out of New Jersey’s long-term care centers.…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in TX

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to TX.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Cecile Erwin YoungExecutive CommissionerTexas Health and Human ServicesBrown-Heatly Building4900 Lamar BoulevardP.O. Box 13427Austin, TX 78751-2316 Dear Commissioner Young, Thank you for…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in SC

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to SC.pdf December 14, 2020 Mary PooleState DirectorDepartment of Disabilities and Special NeedsS.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs3440 Harden Street ExtensionColumbia, SC 29203 Dear Director Poole,…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in PA

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to PA.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Teresa MillerSecretaryPennsylvania Department of Human Services625 Forster StHarrisburg, PA 17120 Dear Secretary Miller, As you are aware, the Centers for Medicare…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in NY

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to NY.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Dr. Theodore KastnerCommissionerOffice of People with Developmental Disabilities44 Holland Ave.Albany, NY 12229 Dear Commissioner Kastner, As you are aware, the Centers…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in NJ

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to NJ.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Carole JohnsonCommissionerNew Jersey Department of Human Services222 South Warren Street Trenton, NJ 08625 Dear Commissioner Johnson, As you are aware, the…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in NC

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to NC.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Dr. Mandy CohenSecretaryNC Department of Health and Human Services2001 Mail Service CenterRaleigh, NC 27699-2000 Dear Secretary Cohen, As you are aware,…

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Letter urging transitioning people with disabilities during COVID in IL

December 11, 2020

Robert Stack letter to IL.pdf December 14, 2020 Honorable Grace B. HouSecretaryIllinois Department of Human Services100 South Grand Ave EastSpringfield, Illinois 62762 Dear Secretary Hou, As you are aware, the…

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