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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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Events & Announcements

September Recreation Night

The Employee Association presents

Rec Night at Lake Mayer Pavilion
Thursday, September 19, 2019
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 


$5 Admission includes hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, chips and and DJ entertainment! 

Please RSVP to your DDP or Chelse Wallace
by Wednesday, September 18

All attending (EmployAbility and non-EmployAbility attendees) must RSVP and pay at the door

A few reminders:
  • Attendees must be picked up no later than 7:30 p.m.
  • NO OPEN TOE SHOES PLEASE
  • EmployAbility will not be responsible for providing transportation. 
For more information, please call (912) 644-7500.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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.