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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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 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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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Carey Services will participate in the observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month during October by emphasizing education through the agency’s social media outlets and website. Carey will celebrate the many individuals with disabilities in the local workforce and employers who employ people with disabilities  throughout the agency’s nine-county North...

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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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2014 Annual Report Released

For Carey Services, 2014 held many highlights, including a year-long observance of the agency’s 60th anniversary. As a way to complete the 2014 fiscal year, Carey Services recently completed its 2014 annual report. A condensed, tri-fold version is available for download here.

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60th Anniversary Open House Nov. 21

As part of its 60th anniversary activities, Carey Services will conduct a public open house on Nov. 21 from 9-11 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. “This has been a good year as we celebrate 60 years of helping people with disabilities,” said Jim Allbaugh, president and chief executive officer. “From our...

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Free Community Shredding Day

Carey Services will offer its annual fall free Docu-Shield Community Shredding Day on Nov. 1. Residents can drop off up to 10 boxes of documents for shredding from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Carey Services’ campus at 2724 S. Carey St. Those bringing boxes are encouraged to use the...

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Press Release: Recognizing Direct Support Staff

CAREY SERVICES RECOGNIZES DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL STAFF Marion, IN – Carey Services has announced its participation in National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. The week of September 7 through 13 has been designated as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week; Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently issued a state proclamation in honor of...

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