Community Relationships and Funding Resources

Spectrum has established relationships with community agencies and many of Spectrum’s programs (Saturday social groups, Thursday night programs, Gift of Time Respite, camp programs and family camp) qualify for family support dollars  through these various agencies. Applications for funding for the agencies listed below are included in the links. Note that these serve only Region 3.

 

  • View Point Health (www.myviewpointhealth.orghas family support options that may cover a portion of cost of the Spectrum camp programs.  Annette Dennis is the Family Support Coordinator for View Point Health in Region 3.  Contact Annette directly at 678-209-2597 or by email at Annette.dennis@VPHealth.org, or through the View Point Office at 678-209-2555. View Point Health's application can be downloaded HERE.

 

  • In Community (formerly Georgia Community and Support Solutions (GCSS)) (www.gacommunity.org).
  • For Respite funding fill out the State Funded Respite Intake Application  and send in by mail or email it to respite@gacommunity.org
  • For family support funding, please contact
  • Nicole Brickhouse nicole.brickhouse@gacommunity.org or  404-634-4222 or familysupport@gacommunity.org
    • Families of individuals 3 years of age and older who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability and live in the following counties may be eligible to receive Family Support services: Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Rockdale, Newton, and Douglas county.   In Community (formerly GCSS) will be more than happy to help guide you through the process.  Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone you know who may benefit -- and, this includes those with Asperger's! if you are interested Please fill out both the Family Support agreement and the Family support Application  and send them in by email or mail to familysupport@gacommunity.org
  • Bobby Dodd Institute (Formerly AADD) (www.bobbydodd.orgmaximizes resources for individuals and families living with intellectual and developmental disabilities to pursue stability, growth and independence. Founded in 1951 by a group of parents, and incorporated in 1956, BDI (formerly AADD) is one of the longest running agencies serving individuals with developmental disabilities in Georgia. Their programs and services are focused on Outreach Services, Family Support and Benefits Counseling. For more information, please contact BDI (formerly AADD) at 404-881-9777 or Gloria Williams at gloria.williams@bobbydodd.org
  • Request an application from Gloria.