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Proposed NOW and COMP Waiver Policy Changes

Proposed NOW and COMP Waiver Policy Changes The DBHDD Division of Developmental Disabilities invites stakeholders to reviewproposed NOW and COMP policy changes. To review the proposed policy changes and provide your feedback, use the link in the Announcements section of the DBHDD website home page: OR use this direct link: We ask that…

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Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is national epilepsy awareness month and on Friday, November 1st the GARC is dressing in purple to help raise awareness about epilepsy. For more information, visit:  

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This Week is Spirit Week

We are doing a spirit week all this week.  Each day is a certain theme, today being tacky day. 

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Announcing a CARF Three-Year Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 24, 2016 Griffin Area Resource Center, Inc. awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation  CARF International announced that the Griffin Area Resource Center, Inc.  has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Employment Services, Community Integration and Supported Living programs. The latest accreditation is the 3rd consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the…

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People First of Georgia State Conference Registration

Dates: Saturday October 12 – 13, please see the detailed agenda that follows Place: Macon Marriott240 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217 Registration Fee: People First of Georgia is proud to support chapters to attend the annual conference at a reduced rate by subsidizing conference registration for 100 members. For members awarded a subsidy the registration fee…

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2nd Annual Golf Outing Success

We had our 2nd Annual Golf Outing and it was a huge success.  We are thankful for our wonderful players and sponsors, community members, businesses, volunteers, and staff members who helped make it a success. {unitegallery gallery catid=3}

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Barnette Thompson-Glanton retired after 44 years

Barnette Thompson-Glanton retired after 44 years of dedicated service to the GARC.  She was an incredible inspiration to everyone who came through our doors.  She will be deeply missed.

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NOW Waiver Public Forums

The New Options Waiver Program (NOW) which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is scheduled for renewal in September 2017 via application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS). The Department of Community Health and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities seek comments from the public on how to enhance this…

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Kiwanianne Club Donation 2016

Each year, the Kiwanianne Club conducts their one fund raiser, the Korn Dawg book at the Kiwanis Fair. At that time, members of their organization, members of the community and proud and thankful recipients of past donations and scholarships, gather together to prepare and cook the best corn dogs in America! Through that one event,…

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