My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Community Residences, Inc., Chantilly, VA, USA
My stepson has been a resident of the group home on Jackson Street in Arlington for about 15 months. I have been tremendously impressed with the concern that the staff shows for him. It is just not a question of food and shelter. They care for him personally, take an interest in his progress, attend special meetings to help him progress, etc. They played an active role in helping him find "employment" after he finished his time in the Arlington public school system. I feel they do far more than is required to see that he has a good and happy home environment.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
We see Andrew on a regular basis and continue to be impressed by the care he is receiving.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would be sure that the week-end staff is more closely coordinated with the staff that works during the week. They have recently made a change so that one "during the week" staff member works on the week-end which addresses this problem.