Grafton’s community group homes in WInchester and Midlothian provide a setting for children and youth to learn adaptive functional skills such as self-care, home care and how to use community resources. These group homes are designed for males and females ages 6 to 21 with:
- Autism or mental retardation that may co-exist with other psychiatric disorders
- Challenging behaviors
- Psychiatric conditions
Functional Skills Training
- Adaptive living skills
- Social skills
- Behavioral self-management
Group homes are a part of the community.
Residents learn routine tasks and responsibilities while helping to maintain their home.
Residents engage in a variety of activities in the neighborhood including cycling.
Grafton’s Community Group Homes are licensed by the Virginia Interdepartmental Regulations of Children’s Residential Facilities (a joint effort of the Department of Education and Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services), as well as the Developmental Disabilities Administration of Maryland.
Community Croup Homes
Grafton operates 8 group homes in Winchester and 12 group homes in Midlothian.
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Medication management
- Positive behavior supports