Pathfinder Services to Recognize Their Direct Support Professionals

Lisa Pape Rachel Hamm Direct Support Award _ Pathfinder Services

L to R Lisa Pape, Rachel Hamm

Pathfinder Services, Inc. is participating in the 2013 National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, September 9th – 13th, by recognizing and thanking all of their Direct Support Professionals for their service.  Each Direct Support Professional will be given a Pathfinder Services gift each day as a reminder of the appreciation for all they do to impact the lives of the clients they serve.

Pathfinder Services employs 378 Direct Support Professionals who act as mentors, teachers, and offer support to teens and adults with Intellectual Disabilities.  The Direct Support Professional provides assistance in the home, at work and/or in the community to help the those served reach their ultimate potential while taking into consideration his or her personal dreams and goals. Sandy Wing, Director of the Community Supports Division of Pathfinder Services stated, “We truly appreciate all that this dedicated and hard-working team does to improve the lives of those we serve. While we are grateful every day for their contributions, we enjoy celebrating our Direct Support Professionals during this special week.”

Pathfinder Community Supports is the Teenager and Adult Services division of Pathfinder Services, Inc., providing support services in the intellectual disability and autism spectrum.  Pathfinder Services, Inc. serves over 4,000 individuals with and without disabilities throughout Northeast Indiana. For more information on the services of Pathfinder Services, please call (260) 356-0500 or visit
Pathfinder Services, Inc. is a not-for-profit human services organization based in Huntington, where it was founded in 1966. Pathfinder Services envisions a community in which all people are valued and accepted and have control over their own destinies.  In addition to Huntington County, Pathfinder Services also has office locations in Allen, Marshall, Wabash and Whitley Counties. For more information about Pathfinder Services, Inc. please visit