The direct support professionals (DSP) workforce is essential in ensuring that individuals with intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) have the support they need to live independently in their communities. However, home and community-based service providers are seeing a shortage in the DSP workforce. The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking innovative solutions to address this shortage with the goal of encouraging the development of inventive business models to help stabilize the DSP labor market.
This prize competition includes three phases. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of each phase.
Submissions will be accepted starting Friday, November 20, 2020. They must be received by Friday, February 12, 2021.
Learn more here.