Tommy Nobis Center, a Marietta-based nonprofit that helps individuals with disabilities enter or return to employment, produced 10,000 COVID prevention kits over the course of the last nine months.
In 1956, a small group of Cobb County parents fought the prevailing system of the time of institutionalizing children with developmental disabilities and determined that they would not put their loved ones away. They created the Association of Retarded Citizens, better known as “ARC”.
In accordance with 24 CFR 570, Cobb County has prepared this Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The CAPER represents the County’s progress in carrying out projects and activities pursuant to the Program Year (PY) 2020 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds received from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that principally benefit low-to-moderate-income persons who live in Cobb County.
With over 30 years of service with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities during her lifetime, Dottie Adams was a leader, innovator and force for the disability community. And today is Dottie’s birthday! In her memory, GCDD is proud to announce that its Learning Opportunities Support Fund will now be the Dottie Adams Scholarship Fund.