Supported Living Services Perkins School for the Blind

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Contact Information

Perkins School for the Blind
Contact: Beth Caruso, Director of Outreach Services
Email Address: Outreach@Perkins.org
Phone: 617-924-7432

175 North Beacon Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Supported Living Services

Narrative

Supported living services for individuals who can live in an apartment with a minimum of support & supervision. Clients receive training in using community resources, self-advocacy, budgeting, meal planning, shopping, food preparation & housekeeping. Clients contribute a percentage of income and SSI; private pay. Individual needs to find own housing. Currently serving six clients in their own apartments. No plans to expand at this time.  This program is closed to new clients. We do not have services for adults.

Service Types

  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Education
  • Housing

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

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

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS