Disability Lifespan Solution Jewish Family & Children's Service

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Contact Information

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

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

Map Location Disability Lifespan Solution

Narrative

Disability Lifespan Solutions provides expert guidance and hands-on assistance that makes all the difference. Disability Lifespan Solutions has a team of Family Advocates and Clinical Case Managers that are able to provide reliable information, professional guidance, and hands-on assistance to individuals and families, helping them identify and access the resources they need. 

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Special Education Advocacy 
  • Benefits navigation, including SSI/SSDI and SNAP application assistance and guidance 
  • DDS application and prioritization assistance 
  • Housing Options 
  • "Turning 22” transitions including identifying appropriate adult service providers, resources, and benefits
  • Advice on guardianship and alternatives to guardianship
  • Connecting to financial planning resources such as ABLE accounts, estate plans, and trusts
  • Coaching and life skills training
  • Care Coordination

DLS services are provided at an hourly rate, with reduced rates available to those who qualify as funding permits.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Family Support

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Transition

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds