Resources

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, organizational announcements, useful information, and training resources.

 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND DATES
Transportation

Call (912) 644-7529 for all transportation changes.

Please submit all changes 24 hours in advance. For unexpected requests, please submit before 7:30am of the requested day.

2022 Holiday Closings

January 3, 2022
January 17, 2022
May 30, 2022
July 4, 2022
September 5, 2022
November 11, 2022
November 24 – 25, 2022
December 26 – 30, 2022

Useful COVID-19 Info

Here are some useful tips to stay safe during the pandemic! And keep checking back to our COVID-19 Resources Page for the most up-to-date info about EmployAbility and COVID-19.

Resources for Individuals and Caregivers

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.