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Ohio is currently experiencing a Direct Support Professional workforce crisis that may ultimately impact the ability to provide services. While there is high demand for direct support professionals, there is a lack of people available for the job.

The MCBDD is committed to locally addressing the DSP workforce crisis to make sure people with developmental disabilities have the support they need. To start, we need you. If you are interested in becoming a DSP or getting involved in recruitment efforts, please follow below!

Become a DSP!

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are individuals who work directly with people that have physical and/or intellectual disabilities, while helping them to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Learn about more about the role that DSPs play in the lives of others, click here

There are many local provider agencies in Medina County that currently have a need for DSPs. To view a list of local agencies, click here.

The employment opportunities listed here are for organizations other than MCBDD. This information is posted as a service for the community; inclusion here is not intended to represent an endorsement. The MCBDD is not responsible for the content and operations of these programs or organizations.

We want to make sure that all individuals who are interested in becoming a Direct Support Professional have the necessary information to feel comfortable and confident through their journey into the field. For additional information, click here. If you have any additional questions regarding becoming a DSP in Medina County, please email us at

Information for Providers

Help combat the DSP Workforce Crisis by getting involved in recruitment efforts! Check out the following media kit for resources to help spread the word about the current need for DSPs in Medina County by clicking here.

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