Advocates: Uber won’t work to get disabled to New Haven health clinic


One of the general objections raised early on to the plan was the longer and fewer bus rides on CT Transit to the new site in the Long Wharf area for patients who are transferred to what will be the New Haven Primary Care Consortium.
News Story (Connecticut)

Mary O’Leary
New Haven Register
January 27, 2019
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Tags: Disability Rights

Organizations mentioned/involved: New Haven Legal Assistance Association (CT), Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Connecticut Legal Services


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Now, a letter sent to Victoria Veltri, executive director of the Office of Health Strategy, which has to approve the plan before it can go into effect, focuses mainly on problems for the disabled, but other categories are included as well.

It was signed by Michelle Duprey, who heads the city of New Haven’s Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities; Sheldon Toubman, attorney with New Haven Legal Assistance Association; Melissa Marshall, coordinator of the Connecticut Cross-Disability Lifespan Alliance and Kathy Flaherty, executive director of the Connecticut Legal Rights Project.