Small Group Living Jewish Family & Children's Service

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Contact Information

Jewish Family & Children's Service
Contact: Holly McCarthy, Director
Email Address: drn@jfcsboston.org
Phone: 781-693-5640

1430 Main Street Waltham, MA 02451
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Small Group Living

Narrative

This option provides shared housing, all meals, and extensive on-site support services in apartments and houses located in Allston/Brighton and Newton. Most group living programs serve three to five individuals with similar needs and all emphasize helping residents live a self-directed life, fully engaged in their community. For clients who qualify, program costs may be covered or partially covered by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS). The monthly program fee covers housing costs, meals, and all support services including:

§  Personal care as needed

§  Healthcare coordination and medication management

§  Social and recreational activities including regular Shabbat dinner

§  Assistance with grocery shopping, food preparation, household management, making and keeping appointment

§  Assistance setting and meeting personal goals, pursuing interests in the community, and maintaining healthy habits

§  Supportive counseling

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Group Homes

Program Type

  • Community Supports Program
  • Home Health/Personal Care
  • Housing

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS