Council Member Praises Staff

Thank you to Marion City Council member Gary Fordyce Sr. for this video publicly thanking Carey Services’ direct support professionals and Early Head Start staff who are making an incredible impact on the individuals and families they serve during these unique circumstances we’re in. Thank you also to the entire...

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Agency Programming Status Update

Carey Services’ board of directors met on April 15 and extended the agency’s facility-based program suspension until May 15, pending guidance from federal, state and local health officials about safely re-opening operations. To read the agency statement about this decision, and other agency actions through the COVID-19 crisis, click here....

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A Community of Support

Jim Allbaugh, Carey Services’ president and chief executive officer, has some thoughts to offer support to people in the community in this unique time and how you can help support the passionate front-line direct support professional heroes we have daily supporting the people we serve. You can view the video...

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Plain Language Information on Coronavirus

There is a tidal wave of information available from many sources on the Coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease the virus causes. Much of that information can be technical and hard to understand. The Arc of the United States, a national advocacy group for people with disabilities of which Carey Services...

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Carey Services Responding to Virus

There is no higher agency priority than the health and safety of the individuals we serve, and employees who work, at Carey Services as we continue to navigate through the current pandemic with COVID-19. The extraordinary care being taken with this situation by our direct support professionals, Early Head Start...

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Grant Consultant RFP Available

Carey Services recently received a grant award from AWS Foundation for a Life Success Coach initiative. We are seeking consulting help to create and implement the programming for the initiative. Please see the Request for Proposal to learn more about the opportunity. You can find a PDF version of the...

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Annual Report Available

Carey Services has released the agency’s 2018-2019 annual report, which covers the organization’s fiscal year from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The report highlights the agency’s 65th anniversary, with letters from Jim Allbaugh, president and chief executive officer, and Michele Smith, the board chairperson for the fiscal year....

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2020 Board Members, Officers Announced

The Carey Services Board of Directors recently approved the 2020 board of directors and board officers. Kevin Planck was elected chairperson after having served as vice chairperson. Steve Smithley, who previously served two terms as chairperson, was elected immediate past chairperson. Other officers elected were: John Jones, vice chairperson; Doug...

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Agency Still has NAP Credits Available

It’s NAP time … No, we’re not talking about needing a rest from all the holiday festivities (although that’s not a bad idea), we’re talking about Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits. As you ponder your year-end financial status and donations, NAP credits mean 50 percent of your donation to Carey...

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