February is National Disability Awareness Month

Carey Services is joining with other disability advocates around the country to observe National Disability Awareness Month in March. In Indiana, more than 19 percent of the state’s population are children and adults with disabilities. The goal of the month-long observance, which has been occurring for more than 70 years, is...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love and happy thoughts are in the air today. From all of us at Carey Services, we hope you have a happy Valentine’s Day. Thank you for the ways you continue to support us and our mission of helping people turn their abilities and barriers into opportunities.

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DSP Wages Third House Topic

One of the prime topics of conversation with state legislators attending the recent Third House forum sponsored by the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce was an initiative to get money added to the state budget that would specifically be used to increase wages for direct support professionals working with disability...

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January Newsletter Available

Carey Services has released the January edition of Access, the monthly newsletter that highlights agency activities. The Access newsletter features agency plans for a new event, “A Night at Carey,” which will be a dinner, awards program and dance to honor local people who are advocates for, and supporters of, people...

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It’s #GivingTuesday!

Today is #GivingTuesday. Carey Services is participating in the annual worldwide observance to raise awareness and money for charitable causes. Your donation today could buy art supplies for our new studio, or you could designate it to something meaningful to you. To make a financial donation, click here. Gifts of...

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Carey Services Artists Create Holiday Cards

Carey Services is selling holiday cards that feature holiday-themed artwork created by artists participating in our new art studio. We’ve selected six pieces of art that will be turned into holiday cards you can buy and send this holiday season. Each card will have a simple holiday message to reflect...

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Carey Services sponsoring employment services training

Carey Services is sponsoring training for job coaches and job developers involved in the employment services field. The training will be Dec. 8 and 9 at Ivy Tech Community College in Marion. Training will be conducted by staff with Norwich Consulting Services. Mike Heifner is a senior employment consultant with...

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November Newsletter Available

Carey Services has released the November edition of Access, the monthly newsletter that highlights agency activities. The Access newsletter features agency plans for Giving Tuesday, a national charitable observance, and has an announcement about the new I CARE promotional campaign. Access will provide a monthly look inside the agency to show...

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Carey Services Participating in Giving Tuesday

For years, Black Friday has been a national obsession. With the rise of online shopping, Cyber Monday (the Monday after Black Friday) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Recently, a new trend called Giving Tuesday has begun growing to provide people a chance to donate...

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Carey Services Providing Disability Awareness Column to Chronicle-Tribune

The Marion Chronicle-Tribune has begun publishing a monthly column on disability awareness issues that will be written by Carey Services’ staff members. The first column, which appeared Oct. 17, was on National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It is published here in its entirety. Sally has dreams, not unlike most people. She...

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