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NORTH TRAINING CENTER | Print |

5025 Roswell Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Telephone: (404) 303-6166
Program Manager: Betty Williams  
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LATEST NEWS

NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE TRAINING CENTERS & THE CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER WILL BETTER EXPOSE INDIVIDUALS TO NATURE

Nature Center Representatives

ABOVE: Erika Williams - Walker, center, takes representatives from the Chattahoochee Nature Center on a tour of the Central Training Center    

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By the end of July, individuals from the three Training Centers operated by the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities will participate in monthly programs offered by the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia.   Individuals will be transported to the facility, and representatives from the nature center will bring animals to the Training Centers to educate individuals and employees about native animals.    

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DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

The North Training Center offers Community Access and Prevocational Services to adults with developmental disabilities.   These services include the following:

  • Community integration
  • Individual & group training
  • Individualized service plans
  • Daily living & socialization skills
  • Parent support groups
  • Nutritional lunches
  • Supported employment referrals

An important focus for persons with developmental disabilities is community integration, which provides an opportunity for individuals to grow, develop and thrive while having the chance for social & physical integration in home and through community activities.

ACCESSING  SERVICES

In order to access our services, please contact the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Region 3 Office, which is located at the following:

  • Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
  • 3073 Panthersville Road
  • Building 10
  • Decatur, Georgia 30034 - 3828
  • Telephone: (404) 244-5050 or (404) 244-5056
  • Fax: (404) 244-5179

OTHER NEWS

CREATIVE LIKE ME! ART EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST AT THE WEST END PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

 DD Art FOR WEB

ABOVE: Art created by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities were on exhibit for three months at the Fulton County Government Center  

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The groundbreaking CREATIVE LIKE ME!  art exhibit has moved to the West End Performing Arts Center following a three month exhibit in the Peachtree Gallery at the Fulton County Government Center.   The exhibit features art created by adults with developmental disabilities who receive services at three Training Centers operated by the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental (BHDD).   The exhibit was a collaboration between BHDD and the Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture.  

The exhibit will run until August 24th. The West End Performing Arts Center is located at 945 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30310.   For more information, please call (404) 613-6465.  Read more about the original exhibit here.

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