Support Services

As members of the community, you can access a range of general services including community health, sports and recreation, employment and maternal and child healthcare services.

You can request disability supports if:

  • You have an intellectual, physical, sensory or neurological disability or an acquired brain injury
  • The disability impacts your mobility, communication, self-care or self-management
  • Your support request meets specific requirements related to the service you are seeking.

The BJAA offers an array of support services in partnership with the agencies of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. These include:

  • Clinic: Small informal group sessions designed to assist families with topics such as the IEP, IFSP and SSI.
  • Parent-to-Parent Network: A network designed to match families with similar concerns and circumstances to offer guidance and support. 
  • Support Programs: Classes led by social workers to discuss specific challenges such as behavior, sexuality and family dynamics.
  • Workshops: One-time information sessions led by a qualified facilitator on topics like guardianship, living trusts and higher education.

Jewish Community Services also offers a variety of supportive services for individuals and families. These include counseling, mental health services, parent support services, care/case management, advocacy, assistance in obtaining financial resources and benefits and info/referral, residential and support services, a full spectrum of employment assistance, as well as a pro bono legal clinic.