Celebrating Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, September 10 – 16, 2023
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Mainstay Life Services is proud to be a Top Workplace!
“StationMD has helped the people we support to connect immediately from the comfort of home with doctors who understand them best.”
– Kim Sonafelt, CEO
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Spring – Summer 2023
Congratulations, Kelley Shepherd!
ANCOR’s 2023 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Leadership
See ANCOR Conference program (pages 14-16)
Mainstay Life Services turns common desires into reality for people with developmental disabilities. We are dedicated to compassionately enriching the lives of those we support by providing the necessary services to help them achieve goals, make positive contributions, and live and work in a community that benefits from their participation.
At Mainstay Life Services, our dedicated staff supports the need to succeed. We’re an exceptional group of people who offer a variety of meaningful services and programs that are custom tailored to the individual. Everyone in our care has the opportunity to actively participate in community life based on their own personal needs and desires.
Programs & Services
Mainstay Life Services offers a variety of specialized support to people with developmental disabilities, including:
Residential Services: Full 24-hour care, Prader-Willi Syndrome support and supported living.
Community Services: Home and community supports, lifesharing and urban camping.
Behavioral Supports: Assisting people with behavioral health issues that present risks to their health and safety or their integration into their home and community.
Employment Services: Individualized career-exploration, guided job development and coaching.
“I feel more independent at Mainstay. I like the idea of living on my own. It’s good for my mom, too. She has more time for herself to do the things that she likes to do.” Eileen, Person Served
“The staff lives Mainstay’s mission every day in everything they do. They work well together and are always willing to help. They are committed to Mainstay and those they serve.” Grace, Staff Member
“Mainstay is outstanding in every way and its employees are the best. I am extremely grateful for the wonderful care my sister receives. Thank you for the work you do.” Marianne, Sibling
“I am so happy that my sister found this place. I feel more independent, I like my housemates and the staff here is wonderful. There’s something about the place that is hard to put into words… I feel comfortable and at home. I feel a lot of love here.” Kathy, Person Served
“As a board member for over 20 years, I have witnessed a wonderful sense of mission and support for the people and families we serve with continually improved quality and attention to needs. The agency is very responsible in all areas of management and the care for people who entrust us for their lives is on every agenda at Mainstay.” Bob, Board Member
“The staff at Mainstay has shown consistent, dedicated and professional care for my nephew. He feels safe, comfortable and at home.” Eric, Uncle
“Mainstay is a company where employees feel invested in the work they do and valued as an important part of a team. The people that we support are able to live a life in a true home and be involved in their communities. I enjoy coming to work every day at Mainstay and feel like what I do means something to people, it is a great place to work.” Jen, Staff Member
“I like Mainstay because the staff is helping me become more independent. These things I’ve always wanted wouldn’t have happened without the help of my Mainstay staff.” Lamont, Person Served
“The level of care that my daughter has received over the past 29 years has helped her to grow immeasurably. The people who are hired and trained by Mainstay Life Services are remarkable. The staff that works with Joanna communicates openly with my family and me. They call frequently and include our family in Joanna’s life so we don’t feel like outsiders.” Kathleen, Parent
“I knew immediately that this was the place that I wanted work. The homes are truly the residents’ homes. The staff is caring and treats the residents like family. Mainstay is like no other organization in which I’ve worked. The longevity of staff is proof of the positive culture here.” Michelle, Staff Member
For those who live independently, Mainstay Life Services offers programs and services selected by the individual and determined by their needs. From transportation and financial management to nutrition and more, maximizing the developmental growth of each person is...