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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Carey Services has NAP Tax Credits Available

Carey Services has been awarded Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits to sell to donors. Individuals and businesses who donate to Carey Services through NAP are able to take a tax credit on their Indiana state income tax return for 50 percent of the amount of the donation and reduce...

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FY 2017 Caregiver Support Services Applications Open July 1

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) has announced that Caregiver Support Services funds will be available for fiscal year 2017 beginning July 1, 2016. Caregiver Support Services provide short-term relief for the primary caregiver; they may be approved for an individual that meets...

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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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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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