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Signal Centers

To strengthen children, adults and families through services focusing on disabilities, early childhood education and self-sufficiency.

Our Vision:

A community that fosters lifelong independence for children, adults and families.

Our Core Values:

Respect. Integrity.  Teamwork.  Innovation.  Stewardship.

Signal Centers is comprised of six programs – Adult Services, Assistive Technology Services, Baby University, Children’s Services, Child Care Resource & Referral Network, and Employment Services.

Safety First

North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation was founded in 1936 as a not-for-profit electric cooperative, serving members in seven Northwest Georgia counties: Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield. North Georgia EMC delivers power to approximately 99,500 metering points, through 6,400 miles of line, 34 substations and four area offices. Our website member service center offers convenient, easy ways to manage your account and to learn more about the electricity that helps power your daily life.  The NGEMC Guide to Electrical Safety. 

Care Net

Care Net envisions a culture where women and men faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.

MISSION: Acknowledging that every human life begins at conception and is worthy of protection, Care Net offers compassion, hope, and help to anyone considering abortion by presenting them with realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support through our life-affirming network of pregnancy centers, organizations,  and individuals.

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Ready Georgia

Launched January 2008, Ready Georgia is a statewide campaign supported by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) aimed at motivating Georgians to take action to prepare for a disaster. GEMA/HS coordinates the state’s preparedness, response and recovery efforts to disasters.

This campaign provides a local dimension to a broader national campaign, titled Ready America, and focuses on educating citizens so that they are better prepared for disasters. The Georgia campaign is supported by the Georgia Department of Public Health, The Ad Council, The Home Depot and volunteer organizations and seeks to coordinate a cohesive statewide program and a call to action regarding emergency preparedness.   Read more… (more…)

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We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency providing educational, vocational, outreach and advocacy services to people with epilepsy, their families and their communities.  We are an affiliate of Epilepsy Foundation of America.  Our resources are always free.  Please let us know what we can do to help.

If you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with epilepsy, you need to know you are not alone. The Epilepsy Foundation is your ally in all the steps of this journey. We are a community-driven organization for you. Here on our website, you will find professionally approved information on all aspects of epilepsy and seizures.

You may have a lot of questions about epilepsy. We will help you understand the basics, answer the most common questions, and help you find resources and other information you may need. However, information alone won’t help you manage your epilepsy and find a way to cope with the effects on your daily life. You’ll need to learn how to use the information and make it work for you.  (more…)

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Fighting Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the U.S. Current research suggests that depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.

Depression can happen at any age, but often begins in adulthood. Depression is now recognized as occurring in children and adolescents, although it sometimes presents with more prominent irritability than low mood. Many chronic mood and anxiety disorders in adults begin as high levels of anxiety in children.  Read more… (more…)

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Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Tennessee River Valley is a non-profit organization committed to helping individuals resolve their financial difficulties.  It helps with budget counseling, voluntary debt management, consumer education, housing counseling, bankruptcy counseling. (more…)

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Tennessee Poison Center

Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) is a comprehensive poison resource center located on the campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. They are the statewide poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.  Each year, opioid medication poisoning causes more than 300 deaths in children and teens. Every 45 minutes, poison control centers get a call about children and teens exposed to opioid medication. About 1 in 10 of these cases are admitted to health care facilities. (more…)

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National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.  All young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential.  NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. They advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.  Profes (more…)

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Center For Courageous Kids

Instilling inspiration and empowerment, while enhancing the lives of children with serious illnesses.  The goal of CCK is to uplift children who have life-threatening illnesses by creating experiences year-round that are memorable, exciting, fun, build self-esteem, are physically safe and medically sound.  No child or family will pay to attend camp.   The camp is funded by donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and health partners with a heart for children.  CCK serves children who are ages from 7-15.  Family retreat weekends for (more…)

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Toys R Us Toy Guide

This guide has different toys that are more useful for special needs children.  There are toys for the development of skills: auditory, creativity, fine motor, gross motor, language, self-esteem, social skills, tactile, thinking, and visual.  This complimentary, one-of-a-kind resource speaks to a child’s individual needs and offers qualified toys recommendations based on research from the National Lekotek Center, a nonprofit organization that evaluates all of the toys featured in the Guide.

The Toys”R”Us App Guide for Differently-Abled Kids is available to (more…)

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Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. Angelman syndrome is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism due to lack of awareness. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care.

 Because of its genetic relationship to autism and other disorders, many researchers believe that curing Angelman syndrome will lead to cures for similar disorders. Angelman syndrome research is on the cusp of potential treatments to reverse the debilitating symptoms of Angelman syndrome.  Read more…

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Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or instantly downloadable.  Read more… (more…)

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National Down Syndrome Society

National advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of peope with Down syndrome.  Down syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs in one in every 733 births.  People with Down syndrome have an increased risk for certain medical conditions such as congenital heart defects, respiratory and hearing problems, Alzheimer’s disease, childhood leukemia, and thyroid conditions.  Read more… (more…)

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Career Readiness Certificate in Tennessee (CRC)

Career readiness Certificates are the key to attracting employers who are looking for specific skills when hiring.  Give yourself an edge over other applicants and improve your opportunities. Job skills are assessed in three areas:  Applied Math, Reading for Informtion,   Read more… (more…)

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Habitat for Humanity

Applicants will buy their homes from Habitat for Humanity.  They must have the ability to a 30 year, 0% interest rate mortgage.  The mortgage payment includes principal, property taxes and homeowner’s insurance.  The requirements are:  read more… (more…)

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