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:
Phone: 617-926-1113
Fax: 617-926-1226

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

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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