Community-based Providers Call for No Disproportionate Cuts to Human Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today shows that cuts to human services in Illinois will result in hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs to taxpayers. As lawmakers finalize the
The report comes as members of the Illinois House and Senate deliberate more than $1 billion in budget cuts. Committees are in the midst of holding hearings on the budget before it is considered by the full House and Senate.
The Social and Economic Value of Human Services, released by the Social IMPACT Research Center of Heartland Alliance, shows the social and economic advantages of human services and the corresponding societal costs when we don't make needed investments (all numbers are total U.S.):
Illinois Partners for Human Service was established in 2008 and is a growing statewide network of approximately 600 organizations that advocate for high quality, responsible, and sustainable approaches to providing human service in Illinois.
SOURCE Illinois Partners for Human Service
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