Amy has a blonde pixie cut, wears glasses and has a grey top on. She smiles in front of greenery outside.As the Director of Community Access, Amy Shapley oversees the fee-for-service programs that ensure consumers have access to transportation, physical structures, and community resources. She brings with her 15 years of nonprofit experience working in the fields of maternal-infant health, child abuse prevention, disability services, and child welfare. She is passionate about investing in communities and her work in creating a community-based prevention planning model was recognized as an exemplary practice by FRIENDS National Resource Center in 2020. Amy is also a seasoned trainer, having presented at the local, state and national level on topics related to disability, family support, and strengthening.

Amy graduated with honors from Southern Methodist College with a dual degree in Bible and Counseling and has a Masters Degree in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. When she is not working, Amy is spending time with her son and daughter, spoiling her cat and dog, or sharing coffee and conversation with a friend.


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Subminimum Wage FAQs

Recently, we announced a new SC Statehouse bill that would end subminimum wage for people with disabilities. Since a lot of people don’t even know that subminimum wage legally exists, we wanted to share some basic info about it on this FAQ page.

Statehouse bill introduced to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities

A joint resolution filed at the SC Statehouse on Tuesday aims to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities in South Carolina.