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Jewish Family & Children’s Service

General Info

Program Name
Small Group Living
Agency Office
1430 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone
781-693-5640
Program Type
Residentialprogram types definition
Business Filing Type
Corporation
Organizational Type
Non-Profit
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday; 8:30am-5:30pm, limited staff on evenings and weekends
Accessibility Features
Accessible Parking, Accessible Public Transportation, Accessible Restrooms, Elevators, Near Public Transportation
Contact
Holly McCarthy
Services
Case Management, Cooperative Apartments, Group Homes
Populations Served
Autism Spectrum, Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
Eligibility Requirements
DDS

Narrative

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

 

 

Licensure

Client Information

Staff to Client Ratios
3 clients to every 1 staff person
Age Range of Clients
22 years to 99 years

Towns Served

STATEWIDE (ALL TOWNS)

Record last updated on 30/12/2020

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