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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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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Carey Services COO Completes Leadership Academy

Carey Services’ Chief Operations Officer Yolanda Kincaid (front row, fourth from right) was one of 28 people to graduate from the inaugural INARF Leadership Academy. Carey Services is pleased to announce that Chief Operations Officer Yolanda Kincaid recently graduated from the inaugural Indiana Association for Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF) 2019 Leadership...

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