the best life
is possible.

Bethesda is a Christian organization that provides homes and other services to people with developmental disabilities to help them live the lives they want.

Jasmine Krug was one of eight Bethesda Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) awarded a scholarship to the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals' second annual meeting and conference in Atlanta, Georgia, from June 4-6.

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Robert Marcum is a Bethesda volunteer. He recently shared what inspired him to come to Bethesda with his heart of faith and hands of service, to help people with developmental disabilities live the lives they want.

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We support adults with developmental disabilities in realizing the life they want, through
one-on-one planning.


Three Christian camps throughout the United States, building connections and faith through fun and relaxing activities.


Possibilities to connect and grow for the people we support and our communities are limitless.


More than 2,900 people currently receive services and supports through Bethesda.


Connecting people of all abilities in more than 100 communities throughout the United States.