Second Chances

Learn how Bethesda helped Tristan go from homeless to hopeful, thanks to support from generous donors.

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.

Loving Homes

With your help, we give adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities options to choose where they want to live, with the support they need to make it “home.”

Meaningful Jobs

Your support helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities work in fulfilling jobs and live lives of choice and independence.

Life Skills

Together, we help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain essential life skills they need to live life on their own terms.

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.

Volunteer

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

Donate Monthly

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

The Latest

Learn more about how Bethesda is impacting our communities and the people we support in our newsroom, Bethesda in Action

Stories of Inspiration

“They said I’d always live in a hospital…”

Mary was born weighing just 1.5 pounds and the doctors said she would never walk or run….

Meet Mary
“Our family just has this debt of gratitude…”

40 years, countless memories, Bethesda becomes part of the family.

Meet Paul & Kalindi
“Working here is a dream come true.”

Kylie has down syndrome and for years has struggled with low self-esteem and confidence.

Meet Kylie

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.

More About Bethesda

Who We Are

Bethesda
Careers

Apply Now

Access Our Services

See What We Do