Save Our State (SOS) Press Event
Who: Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
What: Press Conference highlighting alternative cuts to the Governor's plan and the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Waiver Program
When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Autism Services Center, Inc.
929 4th Avenue (2nd floor, Keith Albee Theater building)
Huntington, WV 25701
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to Huntington’s Autism Services Center, Inc. to discuss potential cuts to the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Waiver, better known as the IDD Waiver Program.
Joining Secretary Crouch will be Jimmie Beirne, director of Autism Services Center; Alan Dye, a parent of an adult waiver recipient; and clients served by the IDD Waiver Program.
More than 4,600 West Virginians receive services through the IDD Waiver Program. The IDD Waiver offers individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities the help they need to achieve the highest level possible of independence and self-sufficiency in home settings.
Media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov or (304) 558-7899