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Information and Support for Parents & Caregivers

This page shares resources for family members, caregivers, and others who support individuals with developmental disabilities. Please check back for upcoming events (including Rec Night information), Parent Advocacy agendas, meeting minutes, and training resources. Questions? Click here to email the Director of Day Services.

INFORMATION & RESOURCES

 

March Rec Night

The Employee Association presents

Recreation Night!

 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

5:30 pm-7:00 pm

EmployAbility Warehouse

$4 per person

 

Admission includes pizza and drinks!  Cookies will be sold for $1 to raise money for People First

 

Please note:
— EmployAbility staff will not be responsible for providing transportation.
— NO OPEN TOE SHOES PLEASE

For more information, call (912) 644-7500

 

Shenequa Gresham
Director of Day Services

Parent Advocacy Meeting | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Greetings Parents, Providers, and Family Members!

Please join us for one of February’s Parent Advocacy Meetings on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00am and 5:30pm.

Our speakers will be

  • Tanishia Obiajunwa – GVRA Counselor
  • Zimma Mercer Drake – GVRA WIPAA Incentives Navigator
  • Renee Floyd – Community Employment Manager

In order for us to continue to support our mission and vision, we need active participation from our families and providers! You are a vital part of our agency and your input is greatly appreciated! Please R.S.V.P. to [email protected]  or call (912) 644-7500 to confirm your attendance.

Thank you,

 

Dr. Ken Boyd
Executive Director

 

Shenequa Gresham
Director of Day Services

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

The mission of GCDD is to advance social change, public policy, and innovative practices that increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to thrive where they live, learn, work, play, and worship in Georgia’s communities.

Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults

Do you know how to spot a scam?

The Georgia Protection Guide for Older Adults is a great resource GA Department of Law to help you and your loved ones avoid scams, schemes, and identity fraud! Download it here.

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD)

The first step of entering EmployAbility’s programs is visiting the Region 5 Office of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), in Savannah, GA. (1915 Eisenhower Drive, Building 7,   Savannah, GA  31406   (912) 303-1670).

DBHDD provides treatment and support services to people with behavioral health challenges and addictive diseases. They also assist individuals who live with developmental disabilities. The agency’s mission is to provide high-quality health care opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities or behavioral health challenges close to their homes, so they can live a life of independence and recovery and create a sustainable, self-sufficient, and resilient life in their community. Learn more at  dbhdd.georgia.gov.

Georgia STABLE Accounts

STABLE Accounts give people with special needs more independence and financial security! Learn more at www.georgiastable.com and see how you or your loved one can benefit.