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 working with individuals, families and local service providers to address the DSP workforce crisis to make sure people with developmental disabilities have the support they need to live safe and healthy lives.
Information for Job Seekers
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 More
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. Learn More.
If you have any any questions about becoming a DSP in Medina County, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Providers
The MCBDD is offering agency providers who provide Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) services an opportunity for consideration to receive payments to be used towards retention bonuses for HPC-DSP staff.
The MCBDD is offering Independent providers who provide Homemaker Personal care (HPC) and Non-Medical Transportation (NMT) services the opportunity for consideration to receive grant funds.
Information for Individuals and Families
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. many factors ahve played into the current DSP Workforce Crisis. Read More