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What’s it like to be a Meritan Homemaker?

Meritan, Inc. is a regional health and support services nonprofit agency.  Meritan operates Home Health, Medical & special needs Foster Care, disability & senior support programs, and more.  Apelah, Inc., under the Meritan umbrella of services, provides homes of healing and refuge for special needs foster children along with in-home support for the elderly and disabled in Mississippi.

Each and every day, Meritan staff provide compassionate and quality care to those we serve.  From Homemakers assisting the daily needs to the elderly and disabled to foster care case managers providing 24 hour a day, 7 day a week support to children and their foster families, Meritan employees find a way to go above and beyond in caring for the most vulnerable in our community.

What is it like be a Direct Support Professional? It’s not just a job, but a calling. Watch to learn more!


Meritan seeks to fill it's staffing needs with exceptional people who want to help others and who understand that our job is to care for others.  We offer a variety of services to our community and in turn our staffing needs also vary in positions needing to be filled.  

Thank you to TNCO ACTS for producing the DSP video on how being a DSP is not just a job, but a calling.

With offices in 4 states, scroll below to see if one of our open positions is waiting for you!


Meritan offers amazing benefits for full-time staff including

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Vision Plan

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance Plan (Life, AD&D, Critical Illness)

  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Infant to Work Program

  • Longevity (Anniversary) Bonus

For more information on benefits for full time and part time employees, click below!

For more information about jobs or employee benefits, please call Human Resources at (901) 766-0600.

Meritan was named a Top Workplace in  

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 by the Commercial Appeal.