Your support helped save Kayla’s life.

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Creating Independence Together

Together we help thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities realize a greater sense of independence by providing resources, opportunities and encouragement. Our impact changes lives.

Cornerstone Village

Find out about a game-changing new development aimed at providing quality, affordable housing options for people with disabilities looking for a more independent lifestyle.

Disability Ministry

Our latest blog post discusses how to include people with disabilities in your church community using resources that foster a sense of acceptance and belonging.

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We are always looking for people who have a caring heart, a passion for helping others and a desire to build a fulfilling career where they’ll change lives.

Empower Choice, Dignity & Inclusion

Your support gives people with intellectual and developmental disabilities loving homes, job and education resources, and opportunities to connect with their faith.


Join us in taking time to make a lasting difference for the people we support. It can make a meaningful difference in your life, too.

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Your ongoing support will provide essential resources to people with disabilities and enable them to lead their best life possible.

The Latest

Members of our team spent an afternoon at a Bethesda Thrift Shop looking for items to use in a project for people we support.

Stories of Inspiration

“We wanted to find a nice place for him that would take care of him like we would.”

One of the most difficult decisions a parent can make is asking others for help.

Meet Shane
“On your wedding day you want the people that mean something.”

When Matt started working at Bethesda, he never expected to meet Brian, his future greeter at his wedding.

Meet Matt and Brian
“They said I’d always live in a hospital.”

Born at only 1.5 pounds, no one would have expected Mary to live.

Meet Mary

About Bethesda

For over 115 years, Bethesda has provided vital support, resources and encouragement to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a way that is true to our Christian mission. We are dedicated to helping those we support become active members of their community so that they can live their best life possible.

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