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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Agency Receives 3-Year CARF Accreditation

Carey Services officials have 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 the agency provides to individuals with disabilities in several Indiana counties. This is the ninth consecutive three-year accreditation Carey Services has...

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New Early Head Start Director Begins Work

Beth Wickham has joined Carey Services as the director of the agency’s Early Head Start program, replacing longtime director Cathy Queen, who recently retired. Wickham has more than 20 years of experience in Head Start programming. She began her Head Start career as a teacher and eventually became site director...

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New Housing Complex Groundbreaking Set

Through collaborative efforts over many months, The Affordable Housing Corporation, Carey Services, and other local partners will officially break ground on the new Pleasant Square affordable and accessible housing development at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Pleasant Square will add 10 new affordable community housing units (arranged in...

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