Leaders Secure $500k to Support Golisano Autism Center
Assembly Majority Leader Joseph D. Morelle and Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson announced that they have secured a $500,000 state grant supporting the construction of the new Golisano Autism Center in Rochester. Of the announcement, Assembly Majority Leader Morelle said, “The Golisano Autism Center will provide families in our community with access to comprehensive and coordinated care programs and services that will support our collective efforts to ensure that every child has a chance to achieve their full potential and to live as valued members of our society.” Assemblymember Bronson said, “The Golisano Autism Center will combine an innovative and family-centered service delivery model with the expertise of our community partners Al Sigl, Autism Up and CP Rochester. Together, this new center will ensure that those living with autism, and their families, have access to the support and resources they need to succeed.”
“We are grateful to Majority Leader Morelle and Assemblymember Bronson for recognizing the critical need for these services in our community and appreciate their efforts to help make the Golisano Autism Center of Rochester a reality,” said Tom O’Connor, President of Al Sigl Community of Agencies.
To learn more about the Golisano Autism Center, including the new Autism Helpline information and referral service, please visit golisanoautismcenter.org.