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A Compendium of HHS Technical Assistance Activities Related to the Administration's Community-Integration Initiative

Publication Date
May 5, 2002

To fulfill a Presidential mandate, the Department of Health and Human Services established the New Freedom Initiative Workgroup to review efforts that have been initiated in response to the Olmstead decision, and to recommit and refocus the Administration's efforts in promoting the full participation of adults with disabilities in community life. As part of this effort, Workgroup members felt it would be helpful to compile a compendium of selected projects which are currently operational at the federal level to promote the expansion of long-term supports and services in community-based settings. For each project, the following is presented: information about the funding and implementing organization, the purpose of the project, a brief description of the activity, and information on where people can go to obtain more details about the project. [90 PDF pages]

Product Type
People with Disabilities | Older Adults
Location- & Geography-Based Data
National Data