Human Services

Mary Carter Beacon House for Elderly & Handicapped Adults

  • Petersburg, VA

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mary Carter Beacon House for Elderly and Handicapped Adults, Inc., is to strengthen families and communities by providing a viable alternative to institutionalization for at risk elderly and functionally impaired adults who requires supervised care during the day.                                                                                                                                                                 

The primary mission provides long term health daycare of wellness and socialization for medically poor and low income elderly, frail and functionally impaired adults who are at risk on institutionalization if community care is unavailable.

Main Programs

  1. Adult Day Care Services for the Elderly and Handicapped
Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

ruling year

1965

Principal Officer since 2001

Self-reported

Ms. Rolette Thweatt

Keywords

Self-reported

MCBH, Beacon House, Adult Daycare

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EIN

54-0786964

 Number

1689928729

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Residential, Custodial Care (Group Home) (P70)

Senior Centers/Services (P81)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS.

Programs + Results

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Overview

Self-reported by organization

The services that the Mary Carter Beacon House, Inc., provides are directly aligned strategically with the priorities and objectives of the communities within the Southside Virginia communities of Petersburg, Hopewell, Prince George, Colonial Heights, Chesterfield and Dinwiddie. 
 

The Mary Carter Beacon House, Inc., began it's operation in 1960 and is now entering its' 50th year of providing services to the aforesaid communities. 
The impact of our services to the community is provided through the visual recognition and the heightened sense of self worth of each consumer and the comforted respite ties for the caregivers, the interaction with family and community. Our programs enhance the quality of life for our consumers and provide a viable support system for caregivers. Specific projects include:

 

  * Adult Day Health Care/After Care Program

  * Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program

  * Portal-to-Portal transportation from home to the Mary carter Beacon House, Inc., and return

   * Meals; Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Mid Afternoon Snack

   * Computer training

   * Wellness and Socialization Activities

   * Respite Care

   * Excursions and Field trips

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Adult Day Care Services for the Elderly and Handicapped

Mary Beacon House provides adult day care services for the elderly and handicapped.

 Our programs enhance the quality of life for our consumers and provide a viable support system for caregivers. 

 

Specific projects include: Adult Day Health Care/After Care Program; Adult Basic education (ABE) Program; Portal-to-Portal transportation from home to the Mary carter Beacon House and return; Meals-Breakfast, Hot Lunch, Mid Afternoon Snack; Computer training; Wellness and Socialization Activities; Respite Care; and Excursions and Field trips

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

$100,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

Additional Documents

Funding Needs

Mary Carter Beacon House seeks support in following areas:   1. Volunteers - to help with client activities. Majority of our clients are elderly persons with physical and/or mental disabilities   2. Volunteers to assist with general administrative/office functions   3. Scholarships - financial support for clients that are unable to pay   4. Food supplies - financial support to purchase food for clients

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Financials

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Mary Carter Beacon House for the Elderly & Handic
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Mary Carter Beacon House for Elderly & Handicapped Adults

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Rolette Thweatt

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Julian Green

District 19

Term: Dec 2007 - Dec 2010

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