Looking for assistance? Please complete an application and return according to the instructions below. If you need additional information, feel free to call us at (229) 236-5965.
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A COMPLETED APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. Completed Application for Receiving Services with signature on last page.
2. Sign the Certification and Release of Information document, make a copy for yourself and return the original with your application.
3. Medical History which includes the nature of injury or disability, date of diagnosis, cause of injury (if applicable). Must be signed by you and your physician or primary care specialist.
4. A letter of personal reference from a friend, co-worker, teacher or anyone other than a family member.
5. A professional letter of reference from a therapist, social worker, teacher or other professional with whom you have contact.
6. A short autobiography and picture.
PLEASE SEND COMPLETED APPLICATIONS ONLY. You may mail your application to PO Box 1652, Thomasville, GA 31799, drop off at 311 N Dawson St, Thomasville, GA or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first step of the application process will be complete when we receive your completed application package. The second step is an over-the-phone interview. This phone interview is crucial in helping us understand your need, personality, and lifestyle. The third step is a home visit that shows us your environment, your support system, and your daily activities. Choosing a recipient has many variables including your diagnosis and our sponsorship. We are continuing to grow and are working hard at placing exceptional services to the Thomas County area.
Thank you for your understanding. Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions you may have - 229-236-5965.
Looking for additional resources? Here you will find links to many organizations that offer assistance to individuals with disabilities. Don't see what you are looking for? Give us a call and we will help.
Advanced Driving Systems, Inc.
ADS offers a wide variety of services. There is no job too big or too small, from scooter repairs to full custom van conversions.
BAIN, Inc. is a Center for Independent Living (CIL) dedicated to promoting independence and improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities in South Georgia.
Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission enhances the lives of Georgians with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Guided by the aspirations of people with traumatic injuries, the Commission supports lives of meaning, independence and inclusion. As the state's Lead Agency on Traumatic Injuries, they:
• administer the Central Registry to identify those who are injured,
• distribute resources through the Trust Fund, and
• advocate for improvements in statewide services.
Fragile Kids Foundation
The mission and goals of our Foundation have remained consistent for over 20 years of continuous operation. We provide rehabilitation equipment and quality of life enhancing products that are not covered by private insurance, Medicaid or Georgia’s PeachCare system. These items include wheelchair lifts, wheelchair ramp construction, gait trainers, stabilizing chairs, bathing and toileting aids, pediatric strollers, specialized bicycles and much more.
Friends of Disabled Adults & Children (FODAC)
With a strong network of volunteers and partners, FODAC provides refurbished equipment and services for disabled adults and children to improve their overall quality of life. Over the years, our model to assist disabled individuals has remained the same: to provide free or low-cost wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, vehicle and home adaptations and more.
GA Department of Community Affairs Rental Assistance for Disabled in GA
The Georgia Department of Human Services provides more than 80 programs that enable older people to live at home longer; prevent children from developing lifelong disabilities; train poor single parents to find and hold jobs; help people with mental or physical disabilities live and work in their communities; and control the spread of disease.
The Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (GPAT), a unit of the Georgia Department of Education, supports local school systems in their efforts to provide assistive technology devices and services to students with disabilities. Funded since 1991, GPAT has focused on building local assistive technology resources by providing quality professional learning and technical support services.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and brain injury. Clinical Pre-Driving Program fact sheet.
SOWEGA Council on Aging
Coordinate a system of services that promote the well-being and independence of older and disabled Georgians.
Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program, is dedicated to increasing access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) devices and services for Georgians of all ages and disabilities so they can live, learn, work and play independently and with greater freedom in communities of their choice.
The American Association of People with Disabilities is the nation's largest disability rights organization. We promote equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities. Members, including people with disabilities and our family, friends, and supporters, represent a powerful force for change.
Brain Injury Association of America's mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, they bring help, hope and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy
Americans With Disabilities Act
United States Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act