SJCS at work in D.C.

St. John’s Community Services has served the Washington, DC community since its founding in 1868. In the 1950’s, St. John’s provided the first community-based program for children with intellectual disabilities. Today, SJCS-DC provides comprehensive, community-based services for people of all ages with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities. These services support adults live, work, build relationships, recreate and participate in all aspects of community life. All of SJCS-DC’s services are CARF accredited.

D.C. Services

As a community, we drive social change for all people nationwide, and continue to advocate for full inclusion of people with disabilities and other social and personal challenges into their local communities. We do this through assistance with access to housing, employment, education, healthcare and relationships. We open the doors to autonomy where each person becomes a strong thread in a woven fabric which supports and binds neighbors together.  

DC News & Stories

Building Friendships through St. John’s

One of the best parts of my first year as President and CEO of St. John’s Community Services has been meeting the individuals we support and the staff that work…

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Summer Newsletter 2018

Building on a Legacy of Service 2018 marks the 150th year of St. John’s Community Services. From our inception, St. John’s has been dedicated to changing lives and building strong,…

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Tony and Alex’s Beach Vacation

By Jodi Albright, SJCS Program Coordinator Last week, Tony and Alex, with the support of St. John’s Staff Oji and Jodi (that’s me,) took a refreshing vacation to Rehoboth Beach!…

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A View of St. John’s Children’s Home

Pat Gieger and her sister spent five years in the St. John’s Children’s Home in the 1920’s after their parents divorced. In 1966, she wrote some of her memories from…

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Tonio’s Talks: Meet Hawanatu Kamara

Hawanatu Kamara is an Administrative Assistant in the DC office. In her role, she helps everyone stay organized. She has been happily employed by St. John’s for the past two…

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Contact Us
(Through December 2018)
800 Maine Ave SW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20024
Precious Myers-Brown, Regional Director for DC/MD
p:202-274-3459
f:202-337-5459