Mission: Jill's House provides respite for children with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Greater Washington, DC area. We serve boys and girls, ages six through seventeen, with intellectual disabilities without regard to race, religion, or ethnicity. Our mission is to be a safe haven to which parents can entrust their children, allowing them a time of rest. To ensure that parents and caregivers get a real break, typical siblings are welcome to stay at Jill’s House.
Results: Since its launch in 2010: More than 600,000 hours of rest and relief have been provided to weary parents through overnight programs and day camps - that's the equivalent of 68.5 years. More than 700 families have experienced the rest and relief Jill’s House provides. Parents have reported an average stress reduction of 72% after each visit. They rate their likelihood to to recommend Jill's House at 9.97 our of 10. On average, one new family registers for a Jill's House program every day and hundreds of families are waiting to receive respite at Jill’s House.
Programs: Weekends at Jill's House, Weeknights at Jill's House, Weekend Adventures (National), Day Camps