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Upcoming Events

Live Healthy Workshop & Fitness Classes – Murray

Special Olympics & the Center for Accessible Living bring to you a Live Healthy Workshop and fitness classes for adults with disabilities.

The workshop will take place at the Calloway County Public Library:

July 21 – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
July 22 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
July 28 – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
July 29 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Fitness classes will be at the Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital Center for Health and Wellness each Saturday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM beginning Aug. 5.

Bring a partner/mentor to join in the fun. Exercise is always more fun with a partner. Participants are asked to have a partner so that you can help each other with goal setting, transportation, and staying fit throughout the week.

To reserve a spot or for more information call Lindsey Wagner at 270-873-7030 or email wagner.a.lindsey@gmail.com.

Peer Support Groups in Louisville

Women’s Peer Support Group

Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the every month. Contact Beverly Alford for more information.

 

YES! (Young Empowered Self Advocates) 

This group meets the fourth Thursday of the month in the evening at CAL Louisville. Yes! is for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities ages 16-26. We work on life skills such as speaking up for one’s self (self-advocacy), communication and relationships, responsibility, working, health, resources in the community, and more. Contact Donna Fox for more information.

Build Your Future Workshops 

A series of personal development workshops open to the community, but designed for youth.  Times and locations will be announced on the Events Page. Contact Amy Jones for more information.

CAL Gives Back 2017 – Home of the Innocents Donation Drive June 5th- July 28th

The Home of the Innocents is a nonprofit organization offering residential and community-based services for children and teens facing crisis for 135 years. The CAL community is currently collecting items for the children at the Home of the Innocents.

Wishlist items (New items only, please. Used items not accepted.)

Care/Clothing Items:
Unscented shampoo/conditioner
Perfume and dye free body wash
Hair brushes/combs
African American hair products
Toothbrushes/toothpaste
Hand sanitizer
Deodorant (men/women/teen)
Sunscreen
Fragrance-free body lotion
Lip blam
Fingernail clippers/files
Diapers (Size 1 and newborn)
Gerber Good Start formula
Plastic adult hangers
Ziploc bags
Perfume and dye free detergent
T-shirts (all sizes)
Shorts (all sizes

Recreation Items:
Board games/Card games
Arts and craft supplies
Colored pencils/crayons/markers
Construction paper
Puzzles
Journals/diaries
Calendars/daily planners
Calculators
Post it notes
CD’s (clean lyrics)
Movies (PG-13)
Bubble toys
Books
Batteries (all sizes)
Gift cards

Cash donations will also be accepted.

Donations can be dropped off at our Louisville office at 501 S. 2nd St. – Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202.

Make a donation and be entered into drawing for a Cracker Barrel gift card.

 

 

Other Support Services/Support Groups for Specific Disabilities (Subject to change, CAL is not responsible for these groups) Visit Peer Support page.

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