Community Living and Housing Services Beaverbrook STEP, Inc.

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Contact Information

Beaverbrook STEP, Inc.
Contact: Virginia A. Connolly, Executive Director
Email Address: vaconnolly@beaverbrookstep.org
Phone: 617-926-1113
Fax: 617-926-1226

85 Main Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Community Living and Housing Services

Narrative

Beaverbrook STEP’s outstanding Community Living and Housing services are individually designed to reflect each person’s unique, personalized needs and desires for a home of their own.  Beaverbrook STEP provides a wide range of part and full time supported housing choices to  235 children, adults and elders.  We  offer a wide range of part and full time housing choices including individualized supports (in-home supports), self-directed housing services, independent living, family support services, Agency with Choice services, shared living and 24 hour specialized residences.

Beaverbrook STEP provides a variety of residential services including 24 hour supervised group residences; individualized supported living services; in-home support services and shared living settings.  Each individual is provided with a living environment that meets their individual needs and preferred setting in the community, as well as individualized programs for learning or maintaining independent living skills. Services Integrate a therapeutic perspective with skill building and positive behavioral supports while using  community services and resources. Homes located in Eastern Massachusetts including: Waltham, Belmont, Brighton, Brookline and Watertown. Fees: According to DDS contract regulations. Many homes are wheelchair accessible.  Currently provide 35 group residences, 38 individual supportive living setting and 5 shared living environments serving 160 adults with intellectual, developmental and related disabilities includingI autism, medical and behavioral needs.

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Case Management
  • Congregate Housing
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food - At home
  • Food - Meals

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Aging
  • Communication
  • Community Supports Program
  • Counseling
  • Housing
  • Independent Living
  • Jobs
  • Personal Care
  • Respite
  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Support Groups
  • Transition
  • Transportation
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Disability
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Free Transport
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: DDS
  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS