CORE Foundations Community Development Services

Kennedy Krieger Institute takes a multifaceted person-centered approach to helping individuals with disabilities obtain and maintain meaningful employment and community engagement.

Community Development Services support community members with meaningful engagement with their community. CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute partners with each community member to develop opportunities that help each person meet their individual goals. Community members receive services in their community and a schedule is developed in partnership with each community member based on their preferences and interests.

CORE Foundations provides Community Development Services in a 1:1 to 1:4 ratio models.

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Independent Skills Development
  • Community Safety
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Travel Training
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Technology
  • Money Management
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Fitness
  • Mindfulness
  • Social Interaction/Soft Skills
  • Communication
  • Volunteering
Contact Rachel Tracz, Manager, Meaningful Day Services at with questions regarding Community Development Services.

Contact Mark Butler, Admissions and Compliance Specialist at or visit our Apply Today page with questions regarding the application process.

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