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The latest news from ResCare Community Living.

Robert’s Story

Robert Snodgrass came to the Eddy Road ICF after more than a year in a nursing home. He wasn’t appropriately placed there and had been anxiously awaiting his return to a familiar ICF setting. After he was picked up, Robert was so excited to go to his new home. The staff helped him unpack his belongings, […]


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Yolanda Polk – Louisiana Direct Support Professional of the Year

Yolanda wants clients to have the best quality of life possible. She enjoys interacting with them and says their smiling faces bring her joy. If a client is upset, Yolanda feels it’s her responsibility to determine the cause and identify a solution. They have become her family, and she treats them all that way. “I […]


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Tammy Walker – Florida Direct Support Professional of the Year

For over 30 years, Tammy has achieved many positive outcomes for her clients by focusing on their abilities instead of their disabilities. She constantly advocates for her clients during program goal development by providing the clinical team with valuable insight into every individual to ensure active treatment is person-centered and designed to give each person […]


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Linda Lannin – Nebraska Direct Support Professional of the Year

Linda has dedicated her life to working with people with disabilities. She began her career as a teacher in the special education field and has spent the last 30 years with ResCare Community Living, helping individuals with intellectual disabilities live as independently as possible. Linda’s dedication and compassion are unwavering. She can connect and communicate […]


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Shannon Neece – West Virginia Direct Support Professional of the Year

Direct Support Professional Shannon truly loves her job. She is patient and provides emotional and physical support to the individuals she cares for. Shannon has helped to improve every aspect of her client Donald’s life. She taught him to wash dishes and clothes and clean up after himself. Shannon takes Donald to socialize with neighbors, […]


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Margaret West – Ohio Direct Support Professional of the Year

Peggy has devoted more than 42 years to serving individuals with disabilities. She advocates for her clients and does her best to make sure they have what they want and need. She strives to make the clients feel secure at home and in relationships. Peggy has supported people in building and maintaining relationships. She worked […]


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Angela Sovine – Michigan Direct Support Professional of the Year

Angela is the blueprint for an exceptional Residential Manager. She is a great advocate, helps clients set attainable goals, and ensures their voices are heard and their choices considered for their care plan. Our clients need positive relationships in their lives, especially with family, and Angela helps them identify and nurture those relationships. She encourages […]


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ResCare Community Living Honors 2024 DSP of the Year Award Recipients

ResCare Community Living is proud to announce that six of its direct support professionals (DSPs) have been honored with the prestigious 2024 DSP of the Year Award from American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR). DSPs are direct care workers, in-home support workers, or personal attendants who empower individuals with intellectual and development disabilities […]


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Autumn & Amanda’s Story

In 2023, Autumn Suboyu needed emergency placement. When she was admitted into ResCare Community Living in Logan, WV, early that year, it was known that she had a difficult childhood and was separated from her biological sister when they were younger. What was not known at the time was that Autumn’s biological sister, named Amanda […]


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Marcel’s Story

Marcel is a remarkable 28-year-old who, despite a recent setback, has grown in leaps and bounds, motivated to regain abilities he previously had. He has been in an EduCare home for approximately nine months and has been a positive addition since day one. Until 2021, Marcel participated in baseball, was active in his day program, […]


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