Updated: Thursday, 13 Dec 2012, 7:39 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 13 Dec 2012, 7:39 PM EST
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- Layoff preparations are underway at many of the state's non profit community providers.
During a meeting in Hartford today the operators of the organizations that deliver services to people with intellectual disabilities and addiction problems began a dialog with the Malloy administration over pending budget cuts from the state.
"The providers that are here today, they're making layoff plans, they're talking about what services they reduce, what people they don't serve, who do they serve less than they're serving now, what services do they cut that don't produce revenue. They have to do that, they don't have any choice," Sheila Amdur of the CT Community Providers Association said.
The Governor is currently negotiating with leaders in the General Assembly.
He's expected to have spending cuts of close to a quarter billion dollars ready by next week.