Description:Serves as an advocate to persons with developmental disabilities regardless of family income. An in-house advocate provides information and referral to educational, recreational, child care, medical and legal services, and facilitates interaction with agencies and professionals. Offers workshops for parents and families, and family activities. Several residential facilities are available for group and independent living: Cedar Street Home (San Carlos) provides group living for 8 adults; Alameda House (Redwood City) provides accomodation for 5 developmentally disabled adults that offers structure and support from counselors; Horizons Apartments (Belmont) offers 24 units for independent living; and, Page Mill Apartments offers 24 units for independent living. Also, independent living skills counseling and support are available. Project REACH offers after school day care and recreation for children age 5-12 in San Bruno. The program is designed to include children with and without disabilities, offering experiences to learn, play and have fun. Respite care is provided through Raji House. Located in Burlingame, respite services are designed as an out-of-home weekend (day: 12 children and overnight: 6 children) for parents and children with severe developmental disabilities. Developmental disabilities include mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and similar neurological disorders.
800 Airport Blvd., Suite 320, Burlingame, CA 94010 37.5907395 -122.3497812 Human Services
Fees:Vary according to income and program. Parent support services are usually free.
Audience:Children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families
Eligibility:Varies according to program
How to Apply:Call to inquire about specific program requirements.
Service Wait Estimate:Varies.
- San Mateo County