CMS Extends Open Enrollment Period and Launches Initiatives to Expand Health Coverage Access Nationwide

CMS Extends Open Enrollment Period and Launches Initiatives to Expand Health Coverage Access Nationwide New actions will create new enrollment opportunities for low-income people, expand services provided by Navigators, and re-launch Champions for Coverage program The Biden-Harris Administration, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is taking a number of steps that will […]

Learning more about IEPs and their child’s educational future!

ChanceLight Education recognizes the importance of educating parents and teachers surrounding the needs of our students, especially those with learning disabilities. Knowledge is power in our society and it’s important that to us that we spread awareness during these times. https://education.chancelight.com/does-my-student-need-an-individual-education-plan-iep/

TOOLKIT: July 28, 2021 – Rental Assistance Call to Action

Purpose: The purpose of this toolkit is to provide stakeholders with information about how to raise awareness about the rental assistance resources available to tenants and landlords. Toolkit Table of Contents: The toolkit includes the following resources for partners: Background on the call to action Information on the CFPB rental assistance look up tool Sample […]

What to do if you can’t pay your utility bills

According to the latest “US Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey” almost 35% of Americans are struggling to pay for usual household expenses. My team wanted to create a resource that would be beneficial for individuals who are struggling to pay their utility bills. What to do if you can’t pay your utility bills https://www.saveonenergy.com/learning-center/post/what-to-do-if-you-cant-pay-your-utility-bills/

North Texas Giving Day 9/17/2020 items you could help fund for REACH

As you make your donations on North Texas Giving Day here are a few items we could use help funding on North Texas Giving Day. $1,725 – Produce, print and bulk mail one edition of the REACH quarterly newsletter $1,500 – Five-week independent living skills workshop training for 5-10 participants $1,250 – Ramp installed at […]

3 Tips for Working with Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Trauma

JORDAN SMELLEY, PRSS Jordan Smelley who is a certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist with Transitional Age Youth Endorsement in Texas uses his lived experience with mental health diagnosis(es) and Intellectual and Developmental disabilities both due to Chung-Jansen Syndrome to help others with mental health diagnoses and/or Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities find the resources and supports […]

Protect your identity from scammers by guarding your Medicare Number.

You may already be taking steps to protect your health during the COVID-19 emergency. Be sure to also protect your identity from scammers by guarding your Medicare Number. It's easy to get distracted and let your guard down during these uncertain times. Scammers may try to steal your Medicare Number. They might lie about sending […]