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The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities operates three outpatient Training Centers for adult residents with developmental disabilities, and serves approximately 300 consumers annually.   Our programs are designed to build the skills of our consumers in the areas of social, emotional, physical and intellectual development, all within the framework of the philosophy of normalization.

Accessing Services
In order to access our services, please contact the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Region 3 Office, which is located at the following:

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health
100 Crescent Parkway
Tucker, Georgia 30084
Telephone: (770) 414-3052

UPDATE: As of February 2016, the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities now accepts "Self - Pay" for enrollment into services for adults with developmental disabilities.

Our three Training Centers offer the following services:

  • Pre-Vocational Training – this program prepares consumers for the following:

 

  1. Enter the Workforce
  2. Value the importance of attendance and timeliness
  3. Exhibit increased attention span and task completion
  4. Enhance problem solving skills
  5. Understand safety requirements
  6. Engage in appropriate workplace socialization
  • Community Integration – provides opportunities for persons with disabilities to live, work and play in the community the same way as everyone else
  • Individual & Group Training – creates one-on-one or group setting opportunities for individuals to improve in various identified areas
  • Daily Living Skills – this program enables consumers to develop their skills that are used to perform everyday activities, such as: cleaning, meal preparation, money management, laundry, and self-care
  • Socialization Skills – consumers are taught to recognize and manage appropriate social behaviors
  • Individualized Services Plans & Assessments – this is an annual assessment and person centered goal planning to establish the consumer’s needs and desires
  • Parent Training & Support Groups – provides caregiver/parental resources and information to increase advocacy for individuals with disabilities
  • Supported Employment Referrals – provides assistance with referrals to appropriate providers
  • Medication Administration – medical personnel provide prescribed medication during training center participation
  • Physician Assessments – these medical evaluations are provided annually, and as needed by a medical doctor.

Skills Training – topics include: Daily Living Activities; Communication Skills; Reducing Inappropriate Behaviors; Managing Money; participating in Social & Recreational Activities; and Advocacy

CENTER LOCATIONS  

Our  Centers located at the following:

North Training Center

5025 Roswell Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30342

(404) 303-6166

Contact: Erika Williams - Walker, Social Services Program Manager

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Central Training Center

425 Langhorn Street, SW

Atlanta, GA 30310

(404) 752-8766

Contact: Erika Williams-Walker, Social Services Program Manager

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South Training Center

2605 Fairburn Road, SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

(404) 346-8365

Contact: Angala Simmons, Social Services Program Manager

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