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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.

 

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INFORMATION & RESOURCES

 

Events & Announcements

Parent Advocacy Meeting

Join us Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00am  or 5:30pm for this month’s Parent Advocacy Meeting!

Topics will be

  • Burial Trust Accounts
  • Irrevocable Burial Reserve Fund Agreement Accounts
  • Funeral CD Accounts

Please RSVP by calling (912) 644-7500 or by emailing Shenequa Gresham.

Savannah Bananas Tickets

EmployAbility is selling Savannah Bananas tickets for the Thursday, June 20th game!

Admission is $18 and includes UNLIMITED hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, water, soda, popcorn, and dessert. EmployAbility receives a portion of each ticket we sell – tickets are limited, so purchase yours today and enjoy a family night of fun to support the work of preparing adults with developmental disabilities for employment and community integration.

Purchase your ticket at the front desk of our Admin building or online.

Please remember that since this is not an EmployAbility-sponsored event, there will be no case management supervision or transportation provided!

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.