Keystone Community Resources Scranton Visits Harrisburg

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Scranton, Pa, Keystone Community Resources, (KCR) recently went to the Disability Funding Rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg to support funding for Pennsylvanians with disabilities and rallied the “We Are Worth It, Fix The DSP Crisis!” initiative.  KCR joined advocates in and around PA to advocate for fair funding for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities, (ID) and their Direct Support Professionals, (DSP) to help raise DSP wages to a living wage.  A KCR program participant with intellectual disabilities, KCR employees and advocates got a chance to visit Senator Lisa Baker’s office to discuss issues that individuals and companies have that provide services.


Pictured Left:  Theresa Manning, Production Program Manager, KCR Bridge Street, Mark Panek, Day Program Participant at Keystone Community Resources, R. Michael Cortez, Esquire, Legal Counsel & Executive Director Health & Human Service committee office of Senator Lisa Baker and Kristie Baker, Program Developer at Keystone Community Resources



Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide people with autism and intellectual disabilities diverse opportunities to lead fulfilling lives. Keystone Community Resources is a company that provides community based services for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities. This company is comprised of approximately 600 employees, in human services field in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It has 60 group homes; nine day programs; a bakery, Keystone Konfections, in Tunkhannock; a coffee business, Keystone Koffee, and Artworks Gallery in Scranton. These locations are working vocational businesses that allow people with disabilities to learn life and work skills.

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