Residential Services Toward Independent Living and Learning (TILL)

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Contact Information

Toward Independent Living and Learning (TILL)
Contact: Sandra Cummins, Director of Residential Services
Email Address:
Phone: 781-302-4624
Alternate Phone: 800-696-6150 xfor 413 only
Fax: 781-329-4254

20 Eastbrook Road, Suite 201 Dedham, MA 02026
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Residential Services


Residents are involved in designing their own plan through Individual Service Plans (ISPs) that match their personality, abilities and goals. Trained Residential Support Professionals manage the house and activities as individuals handle their banking, budgeting, and community life skills. We encourage family involvement in this process as well as participation from a team of specialists as needed including behavioral, nursing, recreation, speech, occupational and physical therapists. 

TILL offers a wide range of housing options for individuals with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries, mental health issues, and those on the autism spectrum. Whether it's a stand-alone home, condominium or staffed apartment, each TILL home is beautiful, comfortable and well maintained - a place that any one of us would be proud to call home. Common areas are designed to be open and inviting, while meeting the individual needs of each resident. This can mean roll-in showers, modified sinks and counters or overhead ceiling mounted track lifts. But it most certainly means a comfortable place to relax and connect with fellow residents and a place that allows you access in the home and the community in which they are located.

TILL 's residences are located throughout Massachusetts including Greater Boston, South Shore, North Shore, and Metro West areas. Referrals can be made from a variety of sources, including families, the individual, a public or private agency, school system, vocational services. Funding is arranged by the applicant through either public state agency funding or private funding. Intake information is obtained by TILL 's Clinical Director.

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Financial Assistance
  • Group Homes
  • In-program Transportation
  • Nursing
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Counseling
  • Housing
  • Independent Living
  • Personal Care

Populations Served

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • French
  • Haitian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Medical Needs
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS,DPH