211 hotline trims staff, hours after ...

211 hotline trims staff, hours after losing state aid

There are 1 comment on the Journal News story from Jul 18, 2009, titled 211 hotline trims staff, hours after losing state aid. In it, Journal News reports that:

WHITE PLAINS - The 211 social services hotline cut its hours of operation and laid off staff after the state discontinued aid to the organization.

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Teacher

Long Beach, NY

#1 Jul 20, 2009
One good thing about the state having budget problems, stupid programs like this one are cut back. As this welfare hotline operated 24 hours/day and 95 percent of calls came in during the day why keep it open all those hours? Frankly, it should have no government funding at all.

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