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Thank You Direct Support Professionals!


It is especially important during the global pandemic that we take a moment to thank all Direct Support Professionals (DSP) for the work you do to help individuals remain safe, healthy and independent in their homes. Your hard work does not go unnoticed and the Consumer Direct Care Network...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Announcement| Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health and safety of our Care Network continue to be our top priority as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) persists. At this time, information is changing fast. We know your first concern is keeping yourself, your family, and your community safe and healthy. In the event of an outbreak in...

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What’s Ahead for Consumer Direct Care Network Washington


Consumer Direct Care Network Washington (CDWA), part of the Consumer Direct Care Network, is committed to providing care and support for people in their homes and communities. We are proud to bring our services to Washington and serve as the Consumer Directed Employer (CDE) for the state’s Department of Social...

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CDCN – Proud to Partner with Applied Self-Direction


Partnership, collaborative efforts, strategic direction, and thought leadership. These words easily define the lasting relationship Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) has shared with our thought partner, Applied Self-Direction (ASD). Like CDCN, ASD works to support and improve self-directed home care across the US. Self-directed home care allows older adults...

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2019 W-2 Information


It’s the end of 2019 and that means it’s almost time to send out W-2 forms. The W-2 form is the form that an employer must send to an employee and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at the end of each year. The W-2 form is the official Wage and Tax...

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Honoring Disability Employment Awareness Month

Announcement| Events

Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) has led the industry in expanding choice and control since 1990. Our primary line of service is to provide caregiving support to individuals with disabilities so they can maintain independence at home and in their communities. Now, almost thirty years later, we provide care...

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Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

Announcement| DSP Appreciation

During Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 8-14, 2019), we salute the more than 4.4 million Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who provide services for individuals with disabilities and older adults. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, well recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless, it is work that...