News Stories for 2016


Leaders from The Hans Foundation Visit Harrisburg, PA to Further the Collaboration for an Inclusive Indian Society

From November 7-11, leaders from The Hans Foundation will visit Keystone Human Services in Harrisburg, PA for a retreat to discuss our collaboration to advance the rights of people with disability in India. Leaders will also visit several of Keystone’s services to learn how community-based services support individuals to live full lives in the community.
Read More

Charles Hooker III to Lead Keystone Human Services

Charles J. Hooker III has assumed the role of President & Chief Executive Officer of Keystone Human Services, effective November 1. Keystone Human Services is one of Pennsylvania’s largest and most well respected human services organizations, serving the needs of men, women and children with disabilities since 1972.
Read More

A Better Future for People with Disability: The National Trust, The Hans Foundation, and Keystone Institute India host India’s first ever Social Role Valorization summit

New Delhi, India (August 26, 2016) -- This week, Keystone Institute India, in partnership with the National Trust and The Hans Foundation, conducted an intensive three-day Social Role Valorization course for the first time ever in India. Forty-four participants, all established and emerging leaders in the disability movement, joined from 18 different states across the...
Read More

Jerome Williams Received the ANCOR 2016 Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional Award

Jerome Williams, a direct support professional (DSP) for Keystone Human Services, received the Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional Award from ANCOR (American Network of Community Options and Resources). This award is given annually to a DSP who has been exemplary in their service. For the past 27 years, Jerome has built trusting relationships with the people...
Read More

Keystone Human Services Comments on the Closing of Harrisburg State Hospital

Keystone Human Services was founded in the early 1970s by a group of individuals who were convinced that many of the people who lived in Harrisburg State Hospital could have meaningful and productive lives in the community. Some of Keystone's founders were employees at Harrisburg State Hospital, while others were community leaders working in the...
Read More

Keystone Human Services announces the planned retirement of Dennis Felty, Keystone’s Founding President and the appointment of Charles Hooker III as President-Elect

As part of the planned retirement of Dennis W. Felty, who has served as President of Keystone Human Services over the past 44 years, the KHS Board of Directors has engaged in an extensive executive succession process. As a result of this process, the Board is pleased to announce that Charles J. Hooker, III, Keystone’s...
Read More