DSP Week: Meet Danny

DSP Highlight: Meet Danny Danny has been a Direct Support Professional in Community Living’s Residential program for around three years. He primarily works with the men who live in the Howell Road House, but works as a sub in other houses and enjoys being able to meet new people and help out where

DSP Week: Meet Megan

DSP Highlight: Meet Megan Megan was working a full-time job she didn’t enjoy and wanted to pick up part-time hours doing something fun for a little extra income when she learned about an opening in Community Living’s Adult Recreation program. She’s worked as a Direct Support Professional in the program for a little

DSP Week: Meet Cherie

DSP Highlight: Meet Cherie Cherie built her career working with children as a librarian and then a support person in a local school district, but decided to take a risk and change career paths over the summer. She was looking for more meaningful work and said, “I felt that I could do more.”

DSP Week: Meet Kenzie & Maddie

DSP Highlight: Kenzie & Maddie Kenzie had never worked in a program like SOAR before but decided to apply for a role as a Direct Support Professional anyway. “I gave it a shot and after month two I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.” Her favorite part of her job is forming relationships

DSP Week: Meet Angelique

DSP Highlight: Meet Angelique Angelique got her start working with people with disabilities she moved to Texas to help her cousin care for his son with Autism. While living there, she found a job working in a residential program and soon transferred to their day program similar to Community Living’s Support Services for

Getting Out of the House

A Reason to Get Out of the House Shawn hasn’t been a member of the Adult Recreation program for long, but he’s been making the most of it. Each month he signs up for a variety of events ranging from game nights to crafts to educational activities. Some of the latest activities he’s

Summer Jobs with Employment Services

Starting with a Summer Job This summer, teens with disabilities entered the workforce the same way many teens do—a summer job. Community Living’s Employment Services supported participants in the Summer Work Experience Program (SWE) and Summer Teen Employment Program (STEP) at Schnucks and Golden Corral for six weeks this summer. SWE is funded

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