APSE Affiliated Agencies

Capitol Hill Support Services Program Inc.

Capitol Hill Supportive Services Program, Inc., (CHSSP) has a proud 20 year history of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. Our programs and residential home are located in the historic Capitol Hill area. The Overall Mission Of Capitol Hill Supportive Services Program, Inc. (CHSSP) Is To Enhance Opportunities And Experiences That Encourage Decision-Making And Independence For Individuals With Development Disabilities.

Department of Disability Services

The Department on Disability Services (DDS) is composed of two Administrations that oversee and coordinate services for residents with disabilities through a network of private and non-profit providers.

The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) ensures that residents with intellectual disabilities receive the services and supports they need to lead self-determined and valued lives in the community. The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) focuses on employment, ensuring that persons with disabilities achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and sustaining employment, economic self-sufficiency and independence.

Goodwill of Greater Washington

Only Goodwill unites caring and enterprise to empower people and build communities that work.

It’s not just helping people get jobs. It’s helping them get “good” jobs, Ones that pay a fair wage and offer benefits, Ones that offer possible career paths That allow workers to increase their skills and earn a better living, Jobs that promote self-sufficiency.

Kennedy Institute of Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. Motivated by the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, and guided by Catholic social and moral teaching, Catholic Charities strengthens the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. To this end we affirm and support the dignity of all human life, strengthen families and serve the poor and most vulnerable.

National Disabilities Rights Network

NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP). Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States. NDRN’s mission is to promote the integrity and capacity of the P&A/CAP national network and to advocate for the enactment and vigorous enforcement of laws protecting civil and human rights of people with disabilities.

RCM of Washington Inc.

At RCM of Washington, we provide comprehensive, person-centered employment services which empower individuals to find and maintain meaningful community employment.  We hold true to Aristotle's wise words, "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work", and therefore put equal emphasis on finding the perfect fit for the individual seeking work and the potential employer. Please contact Katie Pitts, for more information at kpitts@rcmofwashington.com or at 202.670.6221.

St. Johns Community Services

Since 1868, St. John’s Community Services’ role as a nonprofit, human service agency has been to develop creative ways to support people with disabilities as well as the communities in which they live.  SJCS embodies a continuing search for the most effective ways to include people with disabilities into the living fabric of our community.  We advance our mission through practices that offer innovative models for other agencies through advocacy, education, and collaboration with the government at every level as part of the policy creation process.



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