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Beaverbrook STEP, Inc.

General Info

Program Name
Community Living and Housing Services
Agency Office
85 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Program Type
Residentialprogram types definition
Business Filing Type
Organizational Type
Transportation options
Public transportation; agency vehicles for consumers attending our programs
Accessibility Features
Wheelchair Ramps, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Medical Needs, Free Transport, Services at Home, Sign Language
Virginia A. Connolly
Adult Education, Case Management, Congregate Housing, Financial Assistance, Food – At home, Food – Meals
Populations Served
Alzheimer’s Disease, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum, Behavior Disorder, Blind, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf, Developmental Disability, Dual Diagnosis – ID/MI, Elderly Person with disabilities, Epilepsy/seizure Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Multiple Disability, Nonverbal Communication, Physical Disabilities, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment
Eligibility Requirements
DDS eligible


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.


Client Information

Staff to Client Ratios
5 clients to every 2 staff person
Age Range of Clients
18 years to 95 years
Number of Current Clients

Towns Served


Record last updated on 27/06/2023

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