Heather received her Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 2019. During her graduate education, she focused generally on societies, communities, and economic development, with a particular focus on policy and advocacy. Heather is dedicated to making large scale systems change for underserved and marginalized populations.

Heather’s journey at Able SC began with a social work internship in the fall of 2018. Serving as the Violence Prevention & Survivor Services Coordinator since spring 2019, Heather provides community training and support to individuals with disabilities who are survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence, serves as the liaison with the Department of Justice and local agencies focused on domestic and sexual abuse, and collaborates with community partners and stakeholders.

In her free time, Heather enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend (Andrew) and her dogs (Jack & Tito), reading, baking, watching TV, and relaxing with friends.

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The COMET and Able SC debut two new mobility programs for seniors and people with disabilities

The Volunteer Transportation Reimbursement Program (V-TRIP)​ and Taxi Voucher Pick Up Program (PUP) were developed through a partnership with Able SC. Eligibility for both programs is available for people who are 65 and older and those with disabilities living outside The COMET service area but in the Columbia Urbanized Area.

When are people with disabilities in SC getting the COVID vaccine?

Understandably, the question on everyone’s mind right now is: When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? This post will attempt to break down who is included in which phases of the vaccine as clearly as possible, with you–the disability community–in mind.