Development Services Group, Inc. (DSG) is a small business in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, that works extensively with Federal, State, and local agencies, especially in health, justice, and other human services. We have special expertise and experience in assisting programs that address the health and behavioral needs of high-risk populations. We take pride in our work, and we are committed to making a difference in the work of our client agencies and the people they serve.
DSG offers outstanding technical and subject-matter competence in areas such as training, quantitative and qualitative research, evaluation systems development for government agencies, community planning, materials development, and information systems and Web development. DSG staff and consultants are experts in a wide range of scholarly disciplines, practice fields, and topical areas including, but not limited to, juvenile justice, criminal justice, minority health, corrections, systems improvement, substance abuse prevention, mental health, child welfare, behavioral research, education and schools, information sharing, software applications, and international development.
Our reputation for excellence is based on our exceptional performance, "going the extra mile" to achieve clients' goals, and solutions reflecting an in-depth understanding of clients' needs are DSG hallmarks. We are known for high-quality, customized services and products; cost-effective programs; client-centered management; rigorous quality control; lasting, productive client relationships; and vital partnerships with public- and private-sector entities and stakeholder groups.
DSG's mission is to use science in the service of people. We work with difficult-to-reach populations in order to tackle some of the toughest problems in public health and justice.
DSG's corporate philosophy is composed of three key elements.