We offer quality programs and coordinate available services so that people we serve may realize their dreams and actively contribute to their community.
You have reached the Fayette County Board of DD website. It is truly exciting to share with you the wonderful programs and services we offer. Contact us if you have any questions, or if you are interested in receiving services from us.
SAVE THE DATE!
Make plans to attend the Dwight Turner Memorial Spaghetti Dinner on Sat. March 16, 2019. This evening is always a fun evening with all proceeds benefiting the Dragons (the Special Olympics program with FCBDD). There will also be a Silent Auction during the evening with lots of great prizes donated from local area businesses and people. If you would like to donate, contact Lori Moore, Tim Stewart, or Betty Hodges at 740-335-7453.
FREE PARENTING WORKSHOPS
A free parenting series will be offered at Fayette Progressive School by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund. To sign up and for more information click HERE.
On January 9th, the FCBDD held its Annual Organizational Meeting with Judge David Bender in attendance to swear in Mitchell Kirby as a new Board member and to re-appoint Mark Heiny for a second term of service.
Mitchell Kirby previously served on the Board but has not done so for two years making him eligible for the appointment. Mark Heiny begins his second 4-year term and would be eligible for a third term in the future.
Larry Mayer will continue as the Board President; Janelle Mead will serve as Vice-President and Alice Craig will serve as Secretary. Other Board members include Cody Kirkpatrick and David Sanders.
The fundamental responsibility of this Board is to represent the public in establishing policy by which the agency functions. In order to do so, all members of the Board serve on several committees including, Finance, Programs, Personnel, Operations and Ethics.
FCBDD meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm.
Buffy Enochs is now a Region 3 representative for People First of Ohio and will sit on the People First board. Click HERE to view the swearing-in ceremony. Congratulations, Buffy!
Fayette Progressive Preschool
Awarded Five-Star Rating
FCBDD is excited to announce that Fayette Progressive Preschool received a 5-Star rating with the Ohio Department of Education’s Step Up to Quality rating system.
Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five–star quality rating and improvement process administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed licensing health and safety regulations.
For the complete press release click HERE.
FCBDD would like to congratulate Harry Wright and Jean Doughty for receiving the 2017 Martha Wagner and Dr. Robert Heiny Community Service Awards. For more information about how you can advocate for people with disabilities and to volunteer your time and talents in any of the programs or services offered, please call 740-335-7453.
To sign up and register, please click HERE.
The Fayette County Board of DD has been around since 1967. We began in the basement of a local church, serving eight children with disabilities. Today, we assist hundreds of children, adults, and families with their education, vocational training, habilitation, transportation, and service coordination needs.