Independent Living Program Communities for People, Inc.

Record last updated 2023/08/16 Comment on this info .Update this info

Contact Information

Communities for People, Inc.
Contact: Sandra Pyram-Loyer, LMHC, Regional Director
Email Address:
Phone: 617-267-1031

418 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Independent Living Program


Independent Living Program provide services to youth involved with Massachusetts Department of Children and Family (DCF) and Department of Youth Services (DYS). The goal of the program is to equip youth with the skills needed to maintain themselves independently in the community. The program accepts referrals of youth ages 18 through 22.

The program serves youth who have shown progress in community-based residential programs and for whom reunification with family or other lifelong connections in not appropriate or available and adoption is not an option.

Youth will reside in one of the unsupervised apartments provided by the program and assigned an outreach worker who will facilitate the youth’s services while in the program. Youth admitted into the program will be expected to pursue the goals they have identified and comply with their Voluntary Placement Agreement or Terms of Commitment.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Independent Living

Populations Served

  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Mental Illness

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: MA Council of Home,Service Providers,National Council on Accreditation
  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: Mass. Office for Child Care Services