Let’s See People, not Punchlines

It’s time to see people, not punchlines. That’s a theme for this year’s National Disability Awareness Month, which Carey Services and many other groups observe every March. This year is the 30th anniversary for this observance, and the official theme of “People, Not Punchlines” was selected to put a spotlight...

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Marion EHS Site Again Earns NAEYC Accreditation

The Marion location of Early Head Start of Carey Services has again earned a five-year accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children. NAEYC accreditation is a rigorous quality-improvement system that uses a set of 10...

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Agency Announces Scholarship Fund

Carey Services has established funding to award scholarships to graduating Grant County seniors with a documented disability who wish to pursue their education beyond high school. “Carey Services has a vision of a world where all people are empowered and equally valued in the community,” said Jim Allbaugh, Carey Services’...

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FY 2020 Annual Report Available

Carey Services has released the agency’s 2019-2020 annual report, which covers the organization’s fiscal year from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. With a theme of “Focused Beyond,” the report highlights the agency’s recently completed fiscal year and details many aspects of the year beyond just dealing with the...

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Agency Receives American Woodmark Foundation Grant

Carey Services would like to say thank you to American Woodmark Foundation for generously awarding the agency a grant that has helped pay for the new online virtual tour of Carey Services’ Marion campus. We appreciate the foundation’s continuing support of Carey Services’ work to turn abilities into opportunities for...

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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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Carey Services EHS Featured in Newspaper

  Carey Services’ Early Head Start program was featured in the Marion Chronicle-Tribune recently as part of the paper’s regular full-page advertisement promoting the activities of Thriving Families Thriving Grant County. The agency’s early childhood education programming is adding two classrooms on the Marion campus to be able to increase...

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