JFGH offers multiple residential options promoting independence, choice, community inclusion and dignity.
Group Homes/Alternative Living Arrangements (ALUs)
JFGH supports 112 residents in 29 homes in Montgomery (MD) and Fairfax (VA) counties. Group homes with 3-5 individuals and ALUs with 1-3 individuals are staffed with direct support professionals who are available around the clock. Support includes, but is not limited to: assistance with personal needs, household chores, food shopping and preparation, recreational activities and assistance accessing medical providers within the community.
Henry and Alice Greenwald Community Supported Living Arrangements (GCSLA)
In the GCSLA Program, individuals and/or their families own or rent the dwelling where they reside. JFGH oversees the management of staff and counseling services, according to the individual’s needs. Support may include: assistance with personal needs, household chores, food shopping and preparation, recreational activities and assistance accessing medical providers within the community.
Mary and Charles Oshinsky Apartment Program (OAP)
OAP is designed for adults with developmental disabilities and/or chronic mental illness who are able to live independently but would benefit from drop-in support. Services typically include, but are not limited to: money/budget management, food shopping/preparation, organization/maintenance, assistance with completing applications and social opportunities. OAP participants take advantage of many social, recreational and religious events facilitated by JFGH.