Issues & Advocacy

Members of the Ohio Olmstead Task Force are working on a variety of State and National policy issues that allows people with disabilities and older Americans to have services and supporters necessary to keep them living lives in the community.

Our Advocacy Documents:


FINAL May 26 OOTF Direct Care Worker Legislative Talking Points

Letter to State Officials

OOTF 2024-2025 State Budget Letter

OOTF Disability Bias Letter

OOTF LTSS Parity Letter


Letter to Ohio Department Directors

OOTF’s Press Release on the Direct Workforce Crisis

Other Entities In Ohio Working on the Workforce Crisis

Direct Care Crisis Webinars 2021

Putting it All Together: Ohio Addresses the Direct Care Crisis