We Need Your Valuable Input

What if we told you that 20 minutes could change the lives of thousands of people forever. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. Carey Services is working on a project that has the potential to transform opportunities for people with disabilities. We’ve created a survey to seek your...

Continue reading

Studio Featured in Weekly Arts Program

Thank you to the Fusion Arts Alliance for inviting Carey Services to be this week’s guest on the Fusion Arts Studio broadcast with Ed Breen. Breen and Greg Maynard, Carey Services’ marketing, grants and promotions manager, are two old friends from previous careers in journalism and spent some time talking...

Continue reading

Let’s See People, not Punchlines

It’s time to see people, not punchlines. That’s a theme for this year’s National Disability Awareness Month, which Carey Services and many other groups observe every March. This year is the 30th anniversary for this observance, and the official theme of “People, Not Punchlines” was selected to put a spotlight...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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’...

Continue reading

Giving Tuesday is Dec. 1

Welcome to December! Today also is Giving Tuesday, a global day of sharing generosity. Your gift today to Carey Services could have twice the impact thanks to a generous match opportunity from AWS Foundation. Your gift today will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $10,000. Your gift can...

Continue reading

Fall Family/Advocacy Meeting Nov. 9

Thank you for your continued interest and involvement in what is happening at Carey Services as, together, we turn abilities into opportunities for the individuals we serve. As we enjoy the fall colors and prepare for the holidays, our next quarterly meeting is rapidly approaching. Our fall quarterly meeting will...

Continue reading

Carey Services EHS Featured in Newspaper

  Carey Services’ Early Head Start program was featured in the Marion Chronicle-Tribune recently as part of the paper’s regular full-page advertisement promoting the activities of Thriving Families Thriving Grant County. The agency’s early childhood education programming is adding two classrooms on the Marion campus to be able to increase...

Continue reading

Two Milestones Observed This October

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the 2020 observance combines two major milestones for people with disabilities. It’s the 75th anniversary of the national employment awareness observance, which had its beginnings in 1945 when Congress passed a bill declaring the first week of October as “National Employ the...

Continue reading