Small Group Living Jewish Family & Children's Service

Small Group Living Jewish Family & Children's Service

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Contact Information

Jewish Family & Children's Service
Contact: Holly McCarthy, Director
Email Address:
Phone: 781-693-5640

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

Map Location Small Group Living


For clients who qualify, this housing option is funded by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS). JF&CS has homes and apartments in Newton and Brighton.  Most group living programs serve three to five individuals with similar needs and all emphasize helping residents live a self-directed life, fully engaged in their community. Services included in the programs are:


  • Personal care as needed
  • Healthcare coordination and medication management
  • Social and recreational activities including regular Shabbat dinner
  • Assistance with grocery shopping, food preparation, household management, making and keeping appointment
  • Assistance setting and meeting personal goals, pursuing interests in the community, and maintaining healthy habits
  • Supportive counseling

Staff ratio: 1:3 or 2:5



Accessible Parking, Accessible Public Transportation, Accessible Restrooms, Elevators, Near Public Transportation Jewish Family & Children's Service 19 – 22, 23 – 59, 60 + Waltham Holly McCarthy 781-693-5640 6859 Small Group Living Community Supports Program, Home Health/Personal Care, Housing 2) Greater Boston Case Management, Cooperative Apartments, Group Homes 1430 Main Street Director 02451 MassHealth, Medicare, Personal Funds Autism Spectrum, Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities Local Area Director ALLSTON/BRIGHTON, NEWTON

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Group Homes

Program Type

  • Community Supports Program
  • Housing

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS