Who We Are


For over 35 years, Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has worked to enhance the lives of those living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We are an industry leader in providing individualized support services. Our person-centered approach puts the individual at the core of all decision-making, ensuring that the support we provide helps them live a meaningful life, however they define it.


Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest quality services possible in our community. To achieve this goal, we have built a leadership team with decades of experience in nonprofit management and business development specializing in healthcare and service for individuals with disabilities.


Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. believes that knowledgeable employees are crucial to delivering the best services possible. All new employees undergo comprehensive training which includes:

  • Policies and Procedures
    • Grievances, standards of conduct, ethics
  • Fire Safety & Emergency Response
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Violence in the workplace
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Department of Developmental Disabilities Training
    • Overview of serving people with Developmental Disabilities
    • Rights of people with developmental disabilities
    • Person-centered services
    • Introduction to trauma-informed care
    • Protecting health & welfare of people with developmental disabilities
    • Universal precautions
    • Community Integration
  • Transportation Safety and Requirements
    • Driving modified vehicles
    • Wheelchair tie-downs
    • Transportation documentation
    • Ohio State Highway Patrol vehicle inspections
  • Body Mechanics
  • History of Services
    • History of DD services
    • Background of CCHS
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Medication Administration

In addition, annual and semi-annual training seminars are held regularly so that all staff can maintain certifications, are current with changes in procedures and regulatory controls, and are educated about best practices in our field.


Since 2009, Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities in the areas of Community Integration, Supported Living, and Community Employment Services. Accreditation is earned and maintained following a rigorous peer-to-peer process.


Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. holds the following certifications and licensures:

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities certifications in the following areas:

Adult Day Health Center,  Adult Day Support,  Career Planning,  Career Planning (Assistive Technology Assessment),  Career Planning (Worksite Accessibility),  Community Inclusion (Personal Assistance),  Community Inclusion (Transportation),  Community Respite,  DD Waiver Nursing,  Functional Behavioral Assessment,  Group Employment Support,  Homemaker Personal Care,  HPC Transportation,  Individual Employment Support,  Non-Medical Transportation (Mileage & Trip),  Nutritional Services,  Participant/Family Stability Assistance (Counseling),  Participant/Family Stability Assistance (Training),  Remote Monitoring,  Residential Respite,  Social Work,  Supplemental Transportation,  Supported Living,  and Vocational Habilitation.

Ohio Department of Health licensure for the operation of 2 Intermediate Care Facilities.

Ohio Association of Direct Support Professionals DSPaths Certified Agency

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Certification

Employment First Provider

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. is committed to creating strong partnerships in our community. We believe that by working together, we can create great outcomes for the individuals with disabilities we support.

Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc. is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:

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