Together We’re Better

At Resources for Human Development, you’re our partner. We work together to help people build successful lives.
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The RHD Difference

See what makes RHD a national leader in person-centered, trauma informed services.
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Philly Pours

Unique wine and food event hosted by Eagles legend Dick Vermeil and celebrity chef Sylva Senat benefits RHD’s Children’s Services.
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Teamwork

RHD Memphis starts a basketball team for consumers, and discovers a team spirit that buoys consumers and staff alike.
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In the big leagues

RHD’s FaSST/Connections helps Abraham trade the shelter for job with the Phillies.
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Main Line Wine Gala

Gala celebrates the world’s most innovative winemakers in an event that benefits RHD’s innovative human services.
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RESOURCES for Human Development IS A NATIONAL HUMAN SERVICES NONPROFIT WITH THE BROADEST POSSIBLE SERVICE MISSION: WE SUPPORT TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE OF ALL ABILITIES EVERY YEAR WITH EFFECTIVE, INNOVATIVE, AND PERSON-CENTERED PROGRAMS.

OUR WORK HELPS INDIVIDUALS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND PRIVATE DONORS & FOUNDATIONS

Empowering People to Achieve Independence

Our work spans sectors, but it shares this common theme—we develop person-centered, trauma-informed programming that helps people build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Intellectual Disabilities

Intellectual Disabilities

Resources for Human Development has been serving adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and helping them lead more fulfilling lives since 1972, when it established the Lower Merion Vocational Training …

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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

RHD’s history of innovative services began in the behavioral health field, establishing Lower Merion Counseling Services in 1970 in response to a community need for outpatient services. Since then, RHD has expanded to meet …

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Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery

RHD recognizes there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction recovery. RHD offers a variety of innovative person-centered and person-directed recovery plans that take into account where our clients are in their unique …

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Homelessness

Homelessness

Everybody deserves a place to call home. From shelters and safe havens to supported independent living and nationally renowned case management services, Resources for Human Development helps people of all …

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Women & Children

Women & Children

Resources for Human Development has served on several task forces for women and children’s programs in different states across the nation, and was part of the original Governor’s task force …

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Family Health & Counseling

Family Health & Counseling

RHD’s Family Practice and Counseling Network operates community health care centers in three of Philadelphia’s medically underserved neighborhoods. The centers employ a nurse-managed model to deliver caring, quality primary health …

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Youth Development

Youth Development

RHD has been serving at-risk youth for nearly 20 years. We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of progressive societal change with our innovative and individualized approach towards serving …

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Veterans

Veterans

Those who serve our nation in the military, whether during wartime or peace, sometimes need help reintegrating into civilian society. Over the years, RHD has assisted veterans with issues of …

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National Impact. Local Approach.

At RHD, we’re committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all, to the empowerment of those we serve and our employees, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of those we serve and our government and community partners.

The Hardest Challenges

Whether it is a man in Tennessee learning to speak after 52 years in silence, the creation of world- renowned approaches to federally qualified health centers and crisis residences, or cutting-edge creative arts programs for people with intellectual disabilities, RHD specializes in innovative, effective and creative solutions wherever the need exists.

RHD Nebraska specializes in providing person-centered services, assisting individuals as they work toward meaningful and successful lives in their communities. See how we provide the Resources for people’s Development …

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Make a difference

You can help create brighter futures for the people RHD serves. Your support allows RHD to continue developing caring, effective and innovative programs that help people build their most successful lives.

Right Now, We're Helping People Live Their Most Productive Lives