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Success Stories
Becoming A Peer Supporter
consumer holding his peer support certification


ADANC is proud to have worked with Richard (Ricky) Ward over the past few months. His Community Inclusion Specialist (CIS) noticed his determination to set goals and work to achieve them.

Ricky's main goal was to earn his Peer Support Certification. Ricky had earned many certifications in the past, but this was one that he was looking forward to.

Ricky wants to "help people that are like him and go through the same things that he has gone through."

He worked with his CIS to find the right class and came up with a way to pay for it. Ricky has now officially achieved his goal of completing the Peer Support Course!
Youth Transition - Achieving Major Goals
A CIS met with a consumer to work on applying to WakeTech Community College over the past two months. The Consumer and her CIS worked hard to get all of the needed documents and her application submitted.

The consumer’s application was accepted and she is now a college student beginning in the spring! She has been connected with disability services and will be able to utilize some of their services to help her succeed
Carolina Sled Hockey
CSH heads out to Nashville this Friday for the SESHL Championship!
Carolina Sled Hockey team members on ice rink



Carolina had an amazing season last year winning 1st in the overall standings with a record of 8-2-2. 

In February, the team secured 1st place in the standings, winning 7 of a possible 8 pts!

Thank you to the Knoxville Sled Bears for hosting a great weekend!


You can watch the games when they go live by checking out updates on CSH's FB page through-out the weekend.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
The COVID-19 vaccine is available whether or not you have health insurance.

All vaccines help prevent COVID-19 and are effective in preventing hospitalization and death. If your vaccine requires two shots, you will get a printed card and an email to remind you to come back 3 or 4 weeks later for your second dose.

You will need to get your second shot at the same place you got the first one. 

Call the COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center for more information: 1-888-675-4567
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This project is supported, in part by grant number 1902NCILCL-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201