This bill would increase pay for more than 4,000 professionals who assist people with disabilities
The Direct Support Professional Payment Rate Act of 2019 is under review by D.C. Council. The legislation would increase wages for direct support professionals, a workforce that has seen high turnover due to pay in recent years.
Only people, dedicated people, have filled the cracks in DC’s mental health system
While the coordinated entry system may be helping to streamline some into housing, those with mental illnesses are still falling through the cracks of systems stemming from a nationwide struggle in supporting mental health services.
We believe ending homelessness begins with listening to the stories of those who have experienced it.Subscribe