Aging and Disability-Related Stakeholder Advisory Groups
Community Living Advisory Committee (CLAC)
The CLAC provides the Office of Long-Term Living with advice about access to, and delivery of, good quality home and community-based services for people with physical and related disabilities. Based on the principles of independent living, consumer control, and provision of community-based services, it strives to assure these are integrated into OLTL policies and programs.
The Long-Term Care Subcommittee of the Medical Assistance Advisory Committee (Sub MAAC)
The Sub MAAC provides the Department of Public Welfare with advice about access to, and delivery of, good quality services in an efficient, economical, and responsive manner to Pennsylvania individuals and families.
The Intra-Governmental Council on Long-Term Care
The Intra-Governmental Council on Long-Term Care studies the long-term living system in Pennsylvania from a funding, operational, and consumer perspective. The council makes recommendations to the governor on ways to streamline the system and develop a full spectrum of options for consumers and their families.
The Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCOA)
The PCOA acts as an advisor to the governor and the Department of Aging on the planning, coordination, and delivery of services to older people.
The Stakeholder Planning Team (SPT)
The SPT is a committee made up of people with different disabilities and their advocates, created to advise the Secretary of the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) on program and policy issues. The committee’s task: to identify gaps, barriers and quality issues that exist in DPW’s current home and community-based programs and propose alternative structures, services, and supports.