RI Self-Direct Coalition begins streamlined, cost-effective resource support system for I/DD community, job readiness

July 5, 2023

The Rhode Island Self-Direct Coalition (RISDC), is excited to announce that they have officially begun to recruit, train and refer Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who will provide practical daily assistance to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This new organization provides information, resources, and guidance to individuals and families interested in self-direct services. Empowering individuals to make the best decisions about their lives is the primary goal. They are also forming an Employment Hub of Direct Support Professionals to be partnered with individuals seeking to expand their workforce. Read the full article.