Carey Services Will Observe DSP Week

Carey Services has announced its participation in National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. The week of September 11 through September 17 has been designated as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week for 2016. “The Carey Services direct support professionals, or DSPs, help individuals and families to turn abilities and barriers...

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Carey Services Rummage Sale Aug. 20

Carey Services is doing some summer cleaning and we’re having a rummage sale to get rid of some of the things we’ve accumulated. The sale will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 in Building C on the Marion campus, 2724 S. Carey St. We will have furniture, children’s items and...

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2016 Duck Race Huge Success

Duck season has officially closed for 2016. The 10th annual Carey Services Duck Race was a huge success. The event raised nearly $40,000 for agency programming and client needs on a hot, humid night at The Splash House in Marion. It was a perfect night to be a duck and...

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Vote on Name the Duck Contest Finalists

The five finalists in the Carey Services’ Name the Duck Contest have been determined. The initial voting, in cooperation with The Chronicle-Tribune, concluded Monday morning. Members of The Alliance Seekers of Grant and Blackford Counties helped Carey Services Duck Race Committee members narrow the nominations to the finalists. The five...

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Early Head Start Receives Highest Rating

Carey Services’ Early Head Start Program recently received a Level 4 rating from Paths to Quality, Indiana’s quality rating and improvement system for early care and education. The recognition covers the Marion and Hartford City locations. The program has four levels, and each level builds on the succeeding level. All providers...

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March is National Disability Awareness Month

March is national Disability Awareness Month. In Indiana, more than 19 percent of the state’s population are children and adults with disabilities. The goal of the month-long observance is to increase awareness of those who have disabilities while also promoting inclusion and independence for all people. This year’s theme is...

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2016 Board Members, Officers Announced

The Carey Services board of directors recently approved the 2016 board of directors and board officers. Keith Newman was re-elected chairperson after having served as chairperson in 2015 and after having served two previous terms as vice chairperson. Eric Walts, who served two terms as chairperson, was re-elected immediate past...

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10th Annual Duck Race Day Announced

The annual Carey Services Duck Race, which has become an early-summer tradition in Grant County, will be June 25 at the Marion Splash House. You can get check on current race details here. This year is the event’s 10th anniversary of having fun and raising money to help people with disabilities. As...

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Carey Services Receives Three-Year Accreditation

Carey Services officials announced the agency has successfully completed a major accreditation, receiving the maximum three-year accreditation achievement through CARF International. The accreditation validates the high quality of services the agency provides to individuals with disabilities in several Indiana counties. This is the eighth consecutive three-year accreditation Carey Services has...

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder where a person is born with an extra copy of a specific chromosome. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 6,000 babies are born each year with Down Syndrome. That’s about one in every...

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