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ACF EQUAL Application Is Due July 12th by 5 P.M.

The Department of Health (DOH) has issued the application for funding under the Enhancing the Quality of Adult Living (EQUAL) Program. Operators of Adult Homes and Enriched Housing Programs who provide services to individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), State Supplement Program (SSP) benefits, Safety Net (SN) assistance, and/or Medicaid (with respect to residents of assisted living programs (ALPs)) are eligible for EQUAL Program payments. The purpose of this program is to enhance the quality of care and life experience for those residents. Funding is utilized to improve or expand services and/or enhance the facility’s physical environment.

Applications must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. on July 12th. The below Dear Administrator Letter (DAL) and resources have been posted on the Health Commerce System (HCS); members are encouraged to review these documents carefully to ensure that you have addressed all aspects of the application.

Contact: Diane Darbyshire, ddarbyshire@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8828