Five Pathfinder Community Supports employees graduated from the State of Indiana’s Direct Support Professional Development training and education program on Tuesday, August 24th. Employees of Pathfinder Community Supports and their friends and families took part in a graduation ceremony that took place at 1:00 P.M. on the 24thin the Huntington office of the organization located at1152 East State Street in Huntington.
The graduates received a certificate from Sandy Wing, Senior Director of Community Services for Pathfinder Services, and John Niederman, President of Pathfinder Services. Pathfinder Community Support graduates included: Rose Marie Beck, Tiffany Gardner, Therese Ley, Teresa McClellan, and Christina Patrick.
Congratulations to all Pathfinder Services, Inc. employees who graduated from the program. Each of the five graduates has 17 college credit hours they can apply toward a Human Services Degree.
DSPs may support individuals with disabilities in a variety of ways. In Indiana they may accompany individuals with disabilities to their jobs, or they may support them in their homes by providing transportation, assisting with communication needs, serving as respite care workers for families, or helping them volunteer, attend church services, go to the movies or otherwise participate in their communities.
Pathfinder Community Supports is the Adult Services division of Pathfinder Services, Inc., a Comprehensive Human and Community Development not for profit organization serving Huntington County since 1966. Pathfinder Services, Inc. serves over 2,000 individuals with and without disabilities throughout Northeast Indiana. For more information on the services of Pathfinder Services, Inc. please call their Huntington office at (260) 356-0500 or visit www.pathfinderservices.org. The main corporate office of Pathfinder Services, Pathfinder Community Connections and Pathfinder Resource Connection have moved to 2824 Theater Avenue in Huntington; however the Pathfinder Community Supports and Pathfinder OutSource Manufacturing division’s can still be found at 1152 East State Street in Huntington.