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

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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SJCS Artists Featured at Children’s National Hospital

Since May, St. John’s Art Options artwork has been brightening the hallways at Children’s National Hospital in DC! Nearly 100 works are split between the first and third floors of…

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Spotlight on Art Options

A few weeks before Christmas, when I had just started at St. John’s, our Art Options program was promoting pet portraits. A portrait of our dog was the perfect gift…

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St. John’s: Making Dreams a Reality

For those of us in the office, specifically at Headquarters, we can sometimes feel removed from the work being done in the field and regional offices. We can forget how…

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Commission a Pet Portrait!

Back by popular demand: Commissioned Pet Portraits! Do you love your furry friend? Do wish you had a one-of-a-kind way to commemorate your friendship? Look no further! You can commission…

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2201 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Suite C-120
Washington, DC 20007
Precious Myers-Brown, Regional Director for DC/MD
p:202-274-3459
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