Carey Services Becomes SourceAmerica Affiliate

Carey Services has become an affiliate of the SourceAmerica national network. SourceAmerica is a national not-for-profit organization that is one of the leading sources of job opportunities for people with significant disabilities. SourceAmerica works with the Ability One Program to create opportunities to bid on federal government contracts. SourceAmerica also provides training and...

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July is ADA 25th Anniversary Month

It was 25 years ago this month that President George H.W. Bush signed the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act that has significantly changed the way people with disabilities are able to interact with their communities. Bush signed the legislation on July 26, 1990. The law has five main provisions (or...

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Afena Sponsoring Summer Vehicle Loan Promotion

Afena Federal Credit Union is partnering with Carey Services for a summer vehicle loan promotion that will generate a donation to the agency. Through the end of September, Afena will donate $50 to Carey Services for each vehicle loan they provide when the purchaser submits a special promotion voucher at...

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Caregiver Support Services Funds Available

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services has announced that Caregiver Support Services funds will be available for Fiscal Year 2016 beginning July 1. Caregiver Support Services are available on a first-come, first served basis. Applications filed in previous fiscal years do not carry over;...

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Duck Race Creates Huge Splash

The 9th Annual Carey Services Duck Race was a huge success. The event, conducted at the Splash House in Marion, raised more than $31,000. For the second year in a row, the race was a sell-out. Local residents and businesses supported the event by buying all 2,500 available tickets at...

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Duck Race Tickets Available

Tickets are available for the annual Carey Services Duck Race, the agency’s largest fund-raiser each year. This year’s event will be June 27 at the Splash House, 2601 S. Adams St., in Marion. The race will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5 each, and winners do not need to...

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Carey Services Adding Music Therapy May 15

Carey Services is adding music therapy as a service offering for clients. The service will begin with a group session on May 15 from 2:30 to 3 p.m. on the Marion campus. Clients and others who would like to learn about music therapy can attend the session. Those participants who...

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Mr. Canary Featured in Ball State Magazine

Mr. Canary Bird Feeders

The Mr. Canary bird feeders Carey Services produces recently received prominent mention in the Spring 2015 Ball State University alumni magazine, Alumnus. An article on entrepreneurs with ties to the university featured Jan Long, a founder of Mr. Canary. The article talks about the creation of Mr. Canary and how the connection...

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Carey Services Seeks Your Input

As part of the agency’s continual improvement process, Carey Services’ stakeholder survey is available for completion. In past years, we have mailed the survey to various agency stakeholders. This year we also are including an online option for convenience and to hopefully obtain more responses. The agency’s leaders use the...

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Carey Services Featured on National Fox & Friends Show

Mr. Canary Bird Feeders

Carey Services was featured Monday morning on the Hometown Heroes segment of the Fox & Friends morning television show. The segment featured the Mr. Canary Co., for which Carey Services has produced birdfeeders for about 20 years. The products are sold in many large retailers throughout the United States. The...

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