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Exciting News: FLACRA Awarded $500k Grant by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Our One Stop Wellness Integrated Housing Support Team will be the beneficiary of this award for the benefit of homeless individuals.

We are thrilled to share a momentous achievement that reflects our commitment to the well-being of our community. On August 16th, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially announced that FLACRA (Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency) has been awarded $500,000 in support of our One Stop Wellness Integrated Housing Support Team. This generous grant is dedicated to addressing homelessness and enhancing our community's overall health.

Senator Gillibrand eloquently highlighted the significance of mental health services by stating the following.

"Mental health is a critical part of youth well-being and growth. I'm proud to announce this federal funding, which will help ensure individuals with mental health conditions and substance use disorders have access to vital support and resources. I will continue fighting so everyone has the behavioral health services and resources they need."

Image: Senator Kristen Gillibrand

How FLACRA Plans to Utilize This Grant

This grant underscores the collective efforts of the FLACRA team and our commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals facing homelessness and behavioral health challenges. The primary focus of this grant award is to support our One Stop Wellness Integrated Housing Support Team program. This integrated approach is designed to combat homelessness by providing not only housing, but also crucial mental health and substance use disorder services, all under one roof.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Senator Gillibrand for her unwavering support and advocacy on behalf of FLACRA. Her dedication to addressing homelessness and behavioral health is truly commendable, and we eagerly anticipate utilizing this funding to further our mission.

The grant will be primarily directed towards enhancing our One Stop Wellness Integrated Housing Support Team program, enabling us to expand our outreach, offer more comprehensive services, and make a substantial difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness in our community.

As we move forward, we will keep you updated on the specific ways this grant will be used to strengthen our programs and services. Together we will work towards alleviating homelessness and improving the well-being of individuals facing behavioral health challenges through our One Stop Wellness Integrated Housing Support Team.

Thank you for your continued dedication to our organization's mission and values. Let's join forces to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those we serve.

For More Information

To see all recipients of this award, please follow the link below.

For more information on FLACRA Services visit us at https://www.flacra.org/flacra-services

or call 833-4-FLACRA(833-435-2272).

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