Afena Community Shred Day June 18

Carey Services is again joining with Afena Federal Credit Union to offer the second annual free Docu-Shield community shredding day from 9 a.m. to noon on June 18. The event will be in the parking lot at the credit union’s south branch, 1312 W. 44th St., in front of the Kohl’s Department Store...

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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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Duck Race Tickets Available

Tickets are available for the 10th Annual Carey Services Duck Race. This year’s race will be June 25 at The Splash House in Marion. As part of the 10th anniversary celebration, we’re moving the event to the evening. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the race will begin about...

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Early Head Start Receives NAEYC Accreditation

Carey Services has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation’s leading organization of high-quality early childhood professionals and programming. The agency earned this accreditation for its Grant and Blackford classroom programming and this adds value to the early childhood partnerships and services in...

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2016 Indiana Disability Poll Available

The 2016 Indiana Disability Poll is now available online. The poll is one way people can provide input to state officials on how to improve the Indiana disability plan. The online survey has six categories for someone to provide responses: A person with a disability A parent, family member or...

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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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Carey Services Receives Additional NAP Tax Credits

Carey Services has been awarded an additional $3,552 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits it can offer to donors through March 31, 2016. If credits are not sold in time, eligibility for future credits might be impacted. NAP is a program that provides Indiana tax credits to not-for-profit organizations for...

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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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Latest Disability Awareness Column Posted in Marion Newspaper

The Marion Chronicle-Tribune has begun publishing a monthly column on disability awareness issues that will be written by Carey Services’ staff members. The latest column, which appeared Jan 30, focused on disability inclusion in the light of the Martin Luther King Jr., annual observance. It is published here in its entirety....

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