Agency fair a ‘one-stop shop’ for families


Staff Report



PICKENS COUNTY — Pickens County families of students with special needs are invited to attend the School District of Pickens County’s Agency Fair on March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pickens County Career & Technology Center.

Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Families will have the chance to connect with support agencies and organizations in our community, hear from speakers who have navigated some of the challenges of raising children with special needs, and get in-depth training for both students and parents in many areas. The fair is free, and includes door prizes, a hot dog lunch, breakout sessions and information booths.

Agencies that will be represented include:

• Ahead Start

• Pickens County First Steps

• Pickens County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs

• SC Works

• SC ABLE

• Family Connection

• Voc Rehab

• Tri-County Technical College

• Greenville Technical College

• SC Autism Society

• Protection & Advocacy

• Supported Community Living Initiative

Families who plan to attend are encouraged to RSVP to [email protected] or (864) 397-1059. The Career & Technology Center is located at 990 Chastain Road in Liberty.

Staff Report

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