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High School Student Graduates with Service Dog at His Side

Nate Layne is the first student to graduate from Cedar Cliff High School with a service dog at his side. He's partnered with SSD Colorado from Susquehanna Service Dogs, and Colorado has made it possible for him to be much more independent. Nate plans to attend Albright College, along with Colorado. Watch the Fox 43...
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Rediscovering Yourself in the Community

Watch the video as Patti Uhrich shares her story of recovery from mental illness and how she rediscovered herself within her community.
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Who Gets a Seat at the Table?—When “All” Means Only Some

Keystone Human Services International hosted a Side Event at the 11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, entitled “Who Gets a Seat at the Table?—When “All” Means Only Some.” A distinguished panel of change agents shared perspectives from the Global North and Global South...
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Charles J. Hooker, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services, Participated in Inclusion International 2018 World Congress Delegation in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Keystone Human Services is pleased to announce that Charles Hooker led a delegation of the ANCOR International Council to participate in Inclusion International’s 2018 World Congress in Birmingham, UK. Mr. Hooker was joined by six other delegates from ANCOR, a national, nonprofit trade association whose members, including Keystone Human Services, provide supports and services to...
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Classroom Space Needed for Capital Area Head Start

Capital Area Head Start is looking for classroom space to serve 250 children in Harrisburg, PA. Space should be at least 800 square feet with a sink and bathroom in the room or nearby. Students also need an outdoor play area. Each site needs to be able to accommodate at least two classrooms.
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Donate to Support Susquehanna Service Dogs in the Highmark Walk

Donate to fund the perfect match between a person and their service dog! Susquehanna Service Dogs participated in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on May 19 with a goal to raise $30,000—the cost of raising, training, and placing a service dog. These dogs are individually trained based on their partner’s needs, which means...
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2018 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Dreschel, this year’s recipient of Susquehanna Service Dogs’ Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award! Dr. Dreschel manages SSD’s puppy raising program at Penn State University, where she teaches puppy classes, organizes outings, schedules vet care for the dogs, and mentors students to become great ambassadors for Susquehanna Service Dogs.
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Susquehanna Service Dogs Honors 37 Dogs and People in 2018 Graduation Celebration

Honorees include working service dogs, facility dogs, courthouse dogs, detection K-9s for the CIA, companion dogs, breeding dogs, and demonstration dogs, along with their handlers and puppy raisers.
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ANCOR Direct Support Professional of the Year in Moldova

Congratulations to Natalia Dediu, the ANCOR Direct Support Professional of the Year for the Republic of Moldova! As a direct support professional within Keystone Moldova, Natalia has supported people with disability to live full lives in the community. Thank you for your commitment to our mission and vision, Natalia!
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Videos of Recovery from Mental Illness

Sharing stories of recovery from mental illness is an empowering experience and can serve as a source of hope for others. Dana Carl, a member of Keystone's Mental Health Services Leadership Council, shares some of the strengths and skills she relies on for her own recovery and to support others on their journeys to recovery.
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