Didlake Celebrates Commitment to Green Cleaning and Sustainability

Didlake has a long track record of providing sustainable green cleaning that meets rigid federal agency standards, provide healthier environments for occupants and protect the planet. Through ISSA, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, Didlake has Cleaning Industry Management Standards (CIMS) – Green Building (CIMS-GB) certification with honors for all its custodial contracts. Implementation of the standard establishes Didlake as a high-performance, customer-centric organization with consistent, quality services.

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Didlake Volunteers Beautify Garden at Weems-Botts House

Program participants from Didlake’s Woodbridge Day Support Program volunteer to maintain the garden for one of the oldest remaining structures in Dumfries, Va. – a house that takes visitors back in time to learn colonial history and explore 18th to 20th century home styles while, perhaps, being frightened by ghosts.

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People With Disabilities Inspire Action During National Volunteer Week

In honor of National Volunteer Week, Didlake is kicking off a series of articles recognizing its Day Support Program participants for their volunteer work and our community partners for their tireless efforts to make a difference in the local community. We hope these stories will inspire and mobilize others to take action and build a better future for all.

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Didlake Commemorates 30 Years of Custodial Services

For 30 years, Didlake has provided cutting-edge custodial services for federal sites throughout the Baltimore-Washington and Hampton Roads, Va. metropolitan areas. Altogether, Didlake’s custodial contracts employ 752 people with significant disabilities. Learn about the history of Didlake’s custodial contracts with notable federal sites and the programs, historical events, and management styles that make it all possible.

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Trey Excels in Job at Hampton Inn Manassas

Through its Employment Services program, Didlake connects individuals with disabilities who want to work with businesses that are hiring. With the support of Didlake’s employment specialists, more than 900 people with disabilities currently work in community jobs throughout the Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md. and Hampton Roads, Va. metropolitan areas. The employment journey of one such […]

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November is World Quality Month

Led by the American Society of Quality (ASQ) and ASQExcellence (ASQE) each November, World Quality Month is a celebration of the vital role quality professionals have in achieving excellence through quality and the positive impact quality has made in organizations and communities around the world.

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Didlake Senior Leader Accepted into Lead Virginia

Didlake Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy Rachel Payne was recently accepted into Lead Virginia, a statewide leadership program that brings together senior leaders from across the commonwealth to discuss emerging trends and embrace shared responsibility for advancing Virginia’s future.

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October Marks 75th Annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Throughout October, Didlake will join the nation in commemorating the 75th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). For Didlake, it’s always about increasing access and opportunity. NDEAM is every day. See how landmark legislations over the years has opened doors for people with disabilities with federal contracts and how you can increase opportunities in the workplace too!

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In Appreciation of Direct Support Professionals 2020

This year September 13-19 is National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. Direct Support Professionals, or DSPs, are people who work as direct care workers, in-home support workers, personal assistants, or attendants that work directly with people with disabilities. These talented and skilled individuals play an integral role in our mission. They build meaningful relationships, provide opportunities […]

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