Kennedy Institute, Community Companions

From agency: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington
Resource Details
1) AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: From school dismissal to 6PM, students ages 6-21 engage in social, therapeutic and recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music, computers and outdoor games. Program vans take students on field trips, and a snack is provided. Autism Waiver funding, Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration funding and private payment are accepted. 
2)IN HOME SUPPORT: Offer one-on-one support for students in their home. Staff work with parents to ensure activities complement the student's ISP while meeting important needs. Autism Waiver funding and Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration funding are accepted. At this time, private payment is not accepted.
3) TAKE-A-BREAK PROGRAM: Allowing caregivers a few hours of respite, this program engages students in age-appropriate activities on Saturday afternoons. Activities include bowling, cooking, swimming and theater trips. The program operates from September to June. 

4) RESPITE CAMPS: Respite Camps operate on days when Montgomery County schools are closed, including winter and spring breaks, from 8 am to 6 pm. Each camp session is customized to meet the needs of participants. Daily and weekly rates are available. Autism Waiver funding, Maryland Developmental Disabilities funding and private payment are accepted. 

5) SUMMER CAMPS:  Following Montgomery County Public School ESY summer schedule, our summer camps include trips to museums and parks, outdoor games, musical shows and much more! Autism Waiver funding, Maryland Developmental Disabilities funding and private payment are accepted. 
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Montgomery County
Hours of operation:
Mon: 10AM 6PM
Tue: 10AM 6PM
Wed: 10AM 6PM
Thu: 10AM 6PM
Fri: 10AM 6PM
Eligibility Children 6 to 21 years of age with disabilities.
Program Fees Medicaid and private pay.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times Vaires
Volunteer Requirements 18 and older.
Volunteer Duties To assist with outings, group activities, etc.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 301-251-8559
Main 301-251-2860
Headquarters D.C. 202-529-7600
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Sites offering this Program 1010 Grandin Avenue