Human Support Services (HSS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristal Higgerson from a part time to a full time direct care worker at the “Bradford” apartment sites. She joined HSS in August 2014. Kristal enjoys spending time with her family especially her grandson as well as karaoke and gambling. She will help mentally ill clients live as independent as possible in the community. In this role, she teaches/assists with daily living skills, passes medications, and provides social skills training. Kristal is supervised by Site Manager Dawn Garner. HSS provides 24-hour supervision to around 40 developmentally delayed or mentally ill clients.
The mission of HSS is to provide high quality, comprehensive services to Monroe County residents with mental health or substance abuse needs, or developmental disabilities. HSS is a private, non-profit community resource founded in 1973, providing confidential COA-accredited services. Thanks to the United Way of Greater St. Louis and the local Monroe County Community Mental Health Funding Board (H.B. 708), HSS can set fees that are affordable. For further information, call 618-939-4444, visit www.hss1.org or become a friend on Facebook.