January 13, 2017 | By Steve Esack
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Five days after announcing he’d close two prisons amid a $1.7 billion budget deficit, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to shutter residential mental health facilities.
Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas said Wednesday his agency would close Hamburg State Center in Berks County. It houses 80 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a 154-acre campus about 30 miles west of Allentown.
DHS also would close the 122-patient civil confinement wing of Norristown Read More