Carey Services Announces 2022 Board of Directors and Elected Officers

The Carey Services board of directors recently approved the 2022 board of directors and board officers. John Jones, previous Vice Chairperson, was elected to serve as chairperson for 2022. Steve Smithley, who had previously served as chairperson and immediate past chairperson, was re-elected immediate past chairperson. Other officers elected include:...

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Carey Services Awarded Tenth Consecutive Three-Year Highest Mark for CARF Accreditation

Carey Services officials today announced the agency successfully completed a major accreditation, receiving a maximum three-year accreditation achievement through CARF International. The accreditation validates the high quality of services Carey Services provides to individuals with disabilities in several Indiana counties. This is the tenth consecutive three-year accreditation Carey Services has...

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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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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 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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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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