The MENTOR Network welcomed D&S Community Services, and its partner organizations Premier Supports and Behavior Solutions, on February 17, 2021. The acquisition strengthens MENTOR’s focus on expanding the availability of services that support the overall health and wellbeing of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) across the country, as well as the opportunity for these individuals to thrive in community-based settings.
“D&S has built a strong reputation for providing the highest-quality services to the individuals in their care,” said William McKinney, Chief Executive Officer of The MENTOR Network. “This acquisition will expand the availability of critical services for underserved individuals and help provide stronger care coordination and quality supports that positively influence outcomes for individuals of all abilities.”
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, D&S has served more than 9,000 individuals since its founding. The company emphasizes exceptional quality services and innovation and offers a broad array of home and community-based services specially designed to help individuals with I/DD realize a life of independence and self-determination. As part of this acquisition, MENTOR will increase access to services for people with I/DD in New Jersey, Texas, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
D&S Community Services, Premier Supports and Behavior Solutions will continue to operate under their current brands for a period of time.
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