Options Employment and Community Based Day 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

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

Map Location Options Employment and Community Based Day Services

Narrative

Individuals are provided with career exploration, vocational training, job placement, job supports and follow-up services.  Options participants also operate 2 business enterprises that provide on-the-job retail training experiences:  ‘Gifts at Peppermint Place’ and ‘Sweet Deals Boutique.’  Over 80% of Options participants have been placed in community jobs earning minimum wage or higher.

 Options Employment & Community Based Day Services program currently serves up to 100  participants at 4  program sites in Belmont and Waterrtown.  Options provides a unique array of supports focusing on 5 major, inter-related areas: Employment &Employment Training, Volunteer Services, Social Relationships, and Recreation & Education.

Service Types

  • Community Based Day Program
  • Family Support
  • Job Counseling
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Support
  • Job Training
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities
  • Travel

Program Type

  • Jobs
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Smell/taste Disorders
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Free Transport
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Services at Work
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: DDS
  • Fees: MassHealth
  • Licensed By: DDS