Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Carey Services’ administrative offices and Early Head Start program will be closed Nov. 26 and 27 to observe Thanksgiving. We will resume normal hours on Monday, Nov. 30. All individuals served in our residential programs will continue to be supported during the holiday. From all of us at Carey Services,...

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Fall Family/Advocacy Meeting Nov. 9

Thank you for your continued interest and involvement in what is happening at Carey Services as, together, we turn abilities into opportunities for the individuals we serve. As we enjoy the fall colors and prepare for the holidays, our next quarterly meeting is rapidly approaching. Our fall quarterly meeting will...

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New Virtual Tour Released

In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re not able to have many visitors in our facilities to ensure the health and safety of our staff members and the individuals we serve as much as possible. But, we do have a way you can learn more about Carey Services and...

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Expressions 2020 is Drawing Close

The 2020 Expressions art event is getting closer. The COVID-19 pandemic has made us change the way Carey Services’ annual exhibition of creative expression is presented. It hasn’t, however, dampened the enthusiasm of the artists and staff in the Creative Hearts Art Studio. Join us the week of Sept. 28 through Oct....

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DSP Week Activities Planned

Carey Services will recognize staff members the week of Sept. 13-19 as part of its participation in National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. The local observance is part of an annual national effort every September to recognize staff who provide daily care for people with disabilities. Gov. Eric Holcomb has...

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2020 Duck Race Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who supported the 14th annual Carey Services Duck Race, which was presented this year by Marion General Hospital. It’s been great to see the community support we’ve received in these unique times, and we truly appreciate all of you who sponsored this year’s race and/or bought...

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Early Head Start Graduation Goes Mobile

Graduation has looked a little different this year for our Early Head Start children and families we support. With the suspension of programming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our EHS staff continued to support our families, but the staff decided to take graduation to the homes this year to ensure...

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Phased Facility Reopening Begins June 1

Carey Services will begin a phased reopening of facility-based services on June 1. Programming suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic will reopen in three phases, assuming local health conditions continue on a positive trend. The June 1 reopening of Marion day-services programming will be for a group of individuals served...

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AWS Foundation Funds Pilot Program

AWS Foundation staff visited Carey Services on Dec. 20 to present a check for the foundation’s recent $188,000 award to the agency for a Life Success Coach initiative. Shown are (right to left): Patti Hays, AWS Foundation CEO; Jim Allbaugh, Carey Services’ president and CEO; Joni Schmalzried, AWS Foundation chief...

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New Strategic Plan, Mission/Vision Statements Revealed

Carey Services officials have announced a new focus for the organization, while continuing to emphasize the agency’s long-standing work with low-income families and pre-natal mothers and children up to three years old along with individuals with disabilities. This announcement was made July12 during the agency’s internal 65th anniversary celebration. With...

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