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New Assistant Project Director

Family Voices Indiana is excited to announce that we have promoted Kerry Bonney to Assistant Project Director. She will continue to support families in southern  Indiana; but  she will also coordinate our social media and match referrals to specialists. Kerry Bonney  describes her role as an advocate as one that she has prepared for all of her life. From her work in the healthcare field for eighteen years to caring for her son with multiple disabilities, she brings her experiences to share with others in hopes that they will be educated and empowered to successfully campaign for the needs of their children. Kerry resides with her husband, Paul, in Seymour, and they have two adult children. Their daughter works as a music/choral teacher in Indianapolis, while their son resides at home. Kerry has worked in the field of advocacy for several years and currently serves at the president of The Arc of Jackson County. If you need resources or support, feel free to contact us at F

Caregiver Support (#respite funding) Opens July 1

Family Voices Indiana shares this announcement from The Arc of Indiana: Families on the waiting list for Family Supports Medicaid Waiver services can receive $500 of Caregiver Support Services (respite) at no cost. These hours are provided to families on the waiver wait list on a first-come, first-served basis, in each  BDDS district .  The application process begins each year on  July 1 ; previous applications do not carry over. The application can be  submitted online  starting  July 1 . If you have not yet applied for the Family Supports waiver and would like help doing so, feel free to contact Family Voices Indiana: 317 944 8982