A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is someone who works directly with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities.

DSPs aim to assist people in realizing their full potential. They help people become integrated and engaged in their community.

START YOUR JOURNEY 

TWO DIFFERENT PATHS TO ONE FULFILLING CAREER

AGENCY DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) help people with developmental disabilities live their best lives in many different locations and ways. You can choose to work as a Direct Support Professional for an established provider agency right in your backyard.

 

  • Typically you will recieve free training to get your career started.
  • Benefits
  • Flexible schedules
  • Choice of working in a Day Program, In-Home care, and/or Transportation
  • Quick start to your career

INDEPENDENT PROVIDER

Independent Providers help serve people with developmental disabilities as a standalone person based on their own preference of who and where to serve. You can choose to work as an Independent Provider and be your own boss!

 

  • Choose who you work with
  • Choose your own schedule
  • Be your own boss
  • Certification required
  • 30-90 day startup period