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Transforming Life Into Living

The mission of Penn-Mar Human Services is to transform life into living for individuals, families, our staff and volunteers. We do this by providing support services, as a team, to individuals with disabilities or human service needs in ways that promote value, independence and self-determination.

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Penn-Mar’s Direct Support Professionals

Learn more about why our Direct Support Professionals are so important and so valued by everyone in the Penn-Mar family.

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The Rewards of Patience in a Challenging Field

Any Direct Support Professional will tell you that the most important thing you need to be a DSP is patience…lots of patience. The second is compassion. In essence though, the two go hand in hand in a field that is both simultaneously challenging and rewarding, but hampered by low wages and high turnover. For Penn-Mar …

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Turning the Spotlight on DSPs

By Gregory Miller President/CEO Penn-Mar Human Services   From September 10–16, much needed attention will be focused on Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and their critical role supporting people in need, especially those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At Penn-Mar, we would literally cease to function without them. And that’s a fact. DSPs have often been …

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