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Mainstream Living Newsletter: Mainstream Living Employee Newsletter

Direct Support Professionals week begins September 9th and runs through September 15th. Each year, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) receive national recognition for the work that they do. DSPs are extremely hard working and dedicated people who often put the priorities of others before their own. They are an incredibly valued,... Read More
Congratulations to the following individuals for being recognized as this month's Service Excellence Award Winners. Your gift cards will be delivered to your supervisor. Each month, employees are recognized for going "above and beyond" in their service to members. We encourage staff and managers to nominate a fellow staff member...
The beginning of the school year can be an incredibly stressful time due to new schools, classes, changes in routines, and hectic schedules. At Mainstream Living, many of our employees are parents or grandparents of school age children and college students. Stress from one situation (like school starting) can often... Read More
Mainstream Living is a member of the Positive Behavior Support network. Each month, training topics are provided to employees.
Day Habilitation, or ‘dayhab’ for short, is a voluntary program offered to members who are interested in participating in community integrated opportunities. Members arrive each day and are provided with a choice in activities. This may range from going to the park to meditate or do yoga, arts and crafts,... Read More
Dan purchased a new recliner and tablet. Sometimes it is the little things….. Ron moved in with us three years ago without much in the way of personal identification – no insurance cards, birth certificate, social security card, etc. His guardian helped as much as possible, but wasn’t even sure... Read More
What brought you to Mainstream? I was looking for another job in human services. My friend, Jameela, used to work at Mainstream Living and suggested I try to get a job here. What is your favorite thing about work? Everyday is different and brings new challenges. How do you spend...
What brought you to Mainstream? I grew up in Ames and always heard great things about Mainstream as an organization. After finishing school at Iowa State I worked for a different social service agency in Ames but wanted more opportunity and excitement in my job – Mainstream was a perfect...

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