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Facility Dog Brings More Than Smiles to Red Land High School

As SSD Rudder walks through the hallway at Red Land High School, students call out greetings or let their hands briefly brush against her soft fur as they walk through the hallway on their way to their classrooms. Some stop for a fist bump or high five.
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Keystone Human Services Announces the International Zero Project Recognition of its Technology for Independent Living Program as an Innovative Model for Supporting People with Intellectual Disability

(Harrisburg, PA) December 2, 2022 – Keystone Human Services announced today that the innovative Technology for Independent Living program, launched in 2018 through KHS’s Intellectual Disability Services, has been recognized by the prestigious Vienna, Austria-based Zero Project as a model deserving global attention and replication.
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KHS President and CEO Receives Letter of Gratitude from the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection in Moldova

Keystone Human Services is pleased to announce that Charles Hooker, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services, has received a letter of gratitude from the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection in the Republic of Moldova for his leadership role in promoting and supporting the social inclusion of people with disability in Moldova.
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Susan Lechtanski and SSD Barracuda

Susan Lechtanski Named 2022 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Awardee

What do volunteers for Susquehanna Service Dogs do? They raise and sit our assistance dogs in training, help with the dogs in advanced training, give demonstrations, maintain our property, help with team training and public access tests, and so much more. Our volunteers make a difference in the community and in the lives of partners...
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2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Congratulations to Carolyn Cass! Named after Susquehanna Service Dogs’ founding volunteers, the Spirit of Volunteerism Award is given to an SSD volunteer who has taken the mission to heart to help dogs change lives and support people...
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Carlisle Container Company Partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs to Name an Assistance Dog

Carlisle Container Company and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), a program of Keystone Human Services, are pleased to announce a partnership to name an assistance dog. The new puppy in training is a black Golden Retriever Lab mix named SSD Carlisle.
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Keystone Human Services Announces Completion of the Most Successful Capital Campaign in KHS History for Susquehanna Services Dogs

Keystone Human Services (KHS) announced today the successful completion of the capital campaign for the new Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) training, education, and kennel complex in Grantville, Pennsylvania.
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Keystone Moldova Signs Collaboration Agreement for Inclusive Career Guidance

On March 11, 2021, the State Pedagogical University "Ion Creanga" (UPSC) and Keystone Moldova signed an important collaboration agreement as part of the implementation of a "Cross-border Partnership for Inclusive Career Guidance" project for young people with disability in Romania and Moldova.
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Keystone Human Services Signs MoU with Lucknow University, India

On March 3, 2021, in Delhi, India, Keystone Human Services International (KHSI) and the University of Lucknow (LU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create an elective course on Disability Studies.
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Ganse Apothecary Partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs to Name an Assistance Dog

Ganse Apothecary and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), a program of Keystone Human Services, are pleased to announce a partnership to name an assistance dog. SSD Daisee is a yellow Labrador retriever puppy named by Ganse Apothecary’s employees. “The time is now. We must all feel compelled to strengthen funding and ultimately protect a tremendously vulnerable...
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