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More Resources for Families & Individuals

You’re in good hands, and we’re in good company.

If there’s anything we can’t do to assist you here at BDI, we love connecting our clients with other organizations and resources that may be of service.

Referral & Partner Organizations
Explore likeminded organizations and other leaders in the disability community.

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

(DBHDD)

dbhdd.georgia.gov

Provides treatment and support services to people with mental health challenges and substance use disorders and assists individuals who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
(GVRA)

gvs.georgia.gov

Help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. 

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Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities
(SPADD)

spadd.org

SPADD is an inclusive association of community-based organizations that support people with disabilities.

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Georgia Association of Training, Employment and Supports
(GATES)

georgiagates.org

GATES is a statewide association representing community rehabilitation providers (CRPs) that serve people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

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SourceAmerica

sourceamerica.org

Creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities through its national network of affiliated nonprofit agencies.

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Parent to Parent Georgia

p2pga.org

Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs.

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Georgia’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection
(ADRC)

georgiaadrc.com

ADRC is a coordinated system of partnering organizations that are dedicated to Supporting individuals and family members who are aging or living with a disability.

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Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
(GCDD)

gcdd.org

Advances social change, public policy, and innovative practices that increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to thrive where they live, learn, work, play, and worship in Georgia’s communities.

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Accreditations & Partnerships

BDI is committed to excellence across all programs and operations, ranging from job training programs for clients to the services we deliver to our customers. 

The accreditations we maintain as an organization, as well as the range of certifications held by staff members, attest to our commitment to the highest quality standards.

BDI staff members hold respected certifications in fields including rehabilitation and nonprofit management. 

Certifications* held by staff members include Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Vocational Evaluator, Certified Association Executive, Certified Fund Raising Executive, and Human Resources Certification.

  • The designation of Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) is an indication of an advanced level of specialized education and training, an adherence to rigid standards of ethical practice, and an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning.
  • A Certified Vocational Evaluator is an individual that has the education, skills, and training experience to provide appropriate vocational evaluation and career assessment services.
  • The Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is the marker of a committed association professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to manage an association in today’s challenging environment.
  • A voluntary credential that is recognized worldwide, the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) signifies a confident, ethical fundraising professional. It is how today’s fundraiser shows accountability, service, and commitment to making a difference for good.
  • The Human Resource Certification signifies that individuals possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass an examination demonstrating a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field.

Learn more about BDI’s Accreditations and Certifications

BDI's rehabilitation and placement services are accredited by CARF International, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.

BDI undergoes a recertification audit every three years. To learn more about CARF standards for accreditation, please visit the CARF website.

BDI's adherence to ISO 9001:2008 International Standards ensures that our products and services are safe, reliable and of high quality.

BDI's CIMS Certification with Honors and CIMS Green Building Certification with Honors from ISSA demonstrate our commitment to providing consistent, high-quality services tailored to each customer's needs.

In adhering to CIMS (Cleaning Industry Management Standard), BDI follows standard processes and best practices in quality, services, human resources, safety, management, and environmental stewardship.

BDI is proud to partner with SourceAmerica to create jobs for people with disabilities.