National Direct Support Professional Crisis Affects Local Organization

WARSAW — Nationwide organizations offering care for individuals with disabilities are facing struggles staffing direct support professionals. Specifically, a local non-profit, Cardinal Services, deals with issues of short staffing and high turnover of DSPs due to inability to pay a higher wage. Cardinal Services provides many services to adults … Read More

KCH Makes Leadership Gift To Cardinal Services

WARSAW — Kosciusko Community Hospital CEO, Kirk Ray, recently presented a donation of $25,000 to Cardinal Services. The donation is a Leadership Gift for the annual Cardinal Call fundraising luncheon, which will be held on Oct.31. Cardinal CEO, Randy Hall explained that KCH and its employees have consistently … Read More

Cardinal Services Recognized For Excellence

WARSAW — Cardinal Services has recently received two distinguished recognitions for highest quality. For their programs serving people with disabilities, Cardinal earned the highest accreditation possible from CARF International, the Center for Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities. At the same time, Cardinal’s manufacturing arm, CCI Manufacturing, attained ISO 9001:2015 … Read More

Cardinal Employee Named Indiana DSP Of The Year

WARSAW — More than 26,000 Hoosiers work as direct support professionals in Indiana, providing much needed assistance to the elderly and people with disabilities. With such a large workforce, it says a lot when one person is singled out for excellence. Yet, that is happening to Donna Kite … Read More

iBOP Supports Cardinal Services

WARSAW — iBOP, Indiana Business Opportunity Partners, a local not-for-profit group that has several events throughout the year to support local charities. They recently held their 5th annual Spring Bling Bazaar and Quarter Auction. Cardinal Services was chosen as the Charity of Focus to bring awareness to all they … Read More

K21 Awards Cardinal Services $10,500 Grant

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Cardinal Services has received a $10,500 grant from K21 Health Foundation to purchase 30 laptop computers that will run the QuickMAR medication tracking system at their Kosciusko County locations. QuickMAR is an electronic medication administration system proven to increase medication oversight and reduce errors. In … Read More

RedBird Art Studio Officially Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WARSAW — The RedBird Art Studio had its ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Jan. 31, to formally announce the opening of Cardinal Services’ RedBird Art Studio. Cardinal Services CEO Randy Hall spoke during the open house about the strides the studio has made since its soft opening in April … Read More

Chamber Members Honored At Annual Awards Dinner

WINONA LAKE — Local businesses and individuals were honored at last night’s, Jan. 26, 105th Annual Chamber Membership Awards Dinner, hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center at Grace College. Randy Lewis, author of “No Greatness Without Goodness,” was the evening’s keynote … Read More

Cardinal Services Named Chamber Member Of The Month

WARSAW —  Cardinal Services was chosen as the Kosciusko Chamber of member of the month. The mission of Cardinal Services is to assist and advocate for people with disabilities or challenges to live lives full of dignity, growth and opportunity. Cardinal serves people with disabilities, families with young … Read More

Cardinal Services Forms Partnership With Legal Services

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Cardinal Services has announced that it is partnering with Indiana Legal Services, Inc. to help improve services and health outcomes for people with disabilities by effectively addressing legal issues that impact them. ILS is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to … Read More

Cardinal Services Looking for Elves

WARSAW — For the seventh consecutive year, Cardinal Services is looking for members of the community to sign up to become a Cardinal Elf for the Christmas holiday. Elves are given the name of an adult in Kosciusko County served by Cardinal’s disability programs. Along with the name are gift … Read More

Health Literacy Program Offered To Head Start Families

WARSAW — Earlier this year, Kosciusko County Head Start/Early Head Start applied for and received a four year grant to be a part of a joint project of UCLA Anderson and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute. Kosciusko HS/EHS was one of just 30 programs nationwide chosen to … Read More

Local Artists Showcase Abilities

WARSAW — The RedBird Art Studio held a gallery at the VIC during First Friday’s Art-ober event. The gallery showcased work from 25 of the studio’s artists, with pieces ranging from jewelry to paintings to sewing. All of the artwork is completely designed by those served by Cardinal … Read More

‘Art-tober’ First Friday in Warsaw

WARSAW — October’s First Friday theme will channel Kosciusko County’s inner artist with ‘Art-tober” First Friday. The events will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, in the courthouse square of downtown Warsaw. Artists of all ages and mediums are welcome to showcase and … Read More

Redbird Art Studio Exhibit At Kosciusko Chamber

WARSAW — Works of art from RedBird Art Studio will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the offices of the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce at 523 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. The exhibit, entitled Artful Migration, will feature abstract, mixed media, fabric, and other pieces. Redbird Art Studio is … Read More