Advocate for Medicaid/COMP Waivers

Reprinted from recent L'Arche newsletter In Georgia, over 7,000 people with developmental disabilities are waiting to receive a Medicaid waiver, some have been waiting more than a decade. When waiver services are underfunded, an increased numbers of young people with disabilities end up stuck in nursing homes.  Georgia's disability community is...

The Arc Virtual Program Library

Looking for online activities that someone with disabilities in your life can use to keep busy as the weather cools down? Check out the Arc's new Virtual Program Library, a free hub full of on-demand activities that can be done from home by people with disabilities, their families, and service providers. Topics...

Check Out Activities Through the Dunamis Educational Foundation

The Dunamis Educational Foundation partners with organizations and groups such as the Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL) to support young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities live their best life. Their efforts cover Person-centered Transition Planning, Lifelong Learning Opportunities and Community Inclusion. Activites in partnership with GCPL include the World...

Halloween Fun

We had all kinds of fun at the Halloween Party sponsored by Happy Club and SNs 360. Our costumes were the best!

Meet and Greet Postponed

“Peter and Paul’s Place finds that, once again, it is necessary to postpone our “Meet and Greet” scheduled for September 25th.   With the Delta variant on the rise and restrictions that are getting more complicated at the event’s planned location, we know that this is the right decision.  We will...

Special Kneads and Treats in AJC

Check out the article in the AJC about Special Kneads and Treats, a nonprofit bakery in Lawrenceville that employs only special needs individuals. They are working towards raising $100,000 to qualify for a matching contribution from Clyde Strickland to pay off the bakery's mortgage. Read more at AJC

Java Joy Is Hiring Joyristas!

Java Joy wants the L'Arche Atlanta community to know they are hiring!! Java Joy employs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Atlanta area to serve coffee out of a food truck and spread JOY. Scheduling is flexible, with coffee truck events around metro-Atlanta. If you or someone you know is...