Who are we and what do we hope to accomplish?
Our free, downloadable advocacy guide is designed to help you and your loved one understand your rights, and help you advocate effectively for the best possible care for your loved ones in the Department of Developmental Services system.
COFAR is actively engaged in working for better public policy for the families we serve. Below you’ll see some of the bills we are supporting this legislative session, which runs from 2021-2022. Select bill numbers to learn more:
Caring for the care giver:
Caring for others is hard work. This is your gentle reminder that “you cannot pour from an empty cup” and therefore self-care is not selfish. In fact, it is generous. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention even recognize caregiver burnout as a concern and offers some guidance and resources here.