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Community, Opportunity, Respect, Employment
 

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CORE Foundations provides individuals of all abilities with the opportunity and education to continue developing core skills that are the foundation for a successful adult life. We develop a customized program in partnership with each individual to support their independence.

CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute supports individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain meaningful employment and community engagement for lifelong success. The person-centered approach requires an individualized plan, daily schedule, and goals for each individual. CORE Foundations is a certified and licensed DDA adult provider for the state of Maryland and a community-based program. Our current hub locations are: 

CORE Foundations' Montgomery County Hub:
13313 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904

CORE Foundations' Baltimore Hub:
1741 Ashland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

Individuals will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Workshop series
  • Exposure to Higher Education
  • Job Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Social Engagement
  • Supported Employment

We provide the following DDA Certified/Licensed Services:

  • Employment Services/Supported Employment
  • Personal Supports - Coming Soon
  • Community Development Services
  • Behavioral Support Services - Coming Soon

CORE Foundations Informational Meetings

If you are interested in having CORE Foundations as your DDA Provider, please join us to meet the CORE Foundations team, learn about our program, and have an opportunity to ask questions you may have. Please note that attending an information meeting is mandatory as part of the application process. All applications must be completed in entirety in order for your application to be considered.

Please contact Alex Hauserman, Intake Specialist, at Hauserman@KennedyKrieger.org with questions.

CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a Community Rehabilitation Partner for DORS.

We are now accepting DORS referrals to provide the following service:

  • Job Development
  • Short-Term Job Coaching
  • Intensive Job Coaching Prior to Transition to Long-Term Funding
  • Intensive Job Coaching Prior to Transition to Natural Supports
  • Youth Extended Services

Begin the DORS referral process here and identify CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute as the CRP you are requesting.

Please contact Rebecca Schmaus, Employment Coordinator, at Schmaus@KennedyKrieger.org with questions.

Informational Meeting Dates Coming Soon

Application

Calling all employers!

CORE Foundations is looking to build partnerships with local businesses to support workforce development for individuals of all abilities. Interested in learning more about being a host business, click here

Contact Rebecca Schmaus, Employment Coordinator, at Schmaus@KennedyKrieger.org.

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Core Foundations Community Programming offers community integration and social engagement programming through a series of events and activities. Programs are offered to individuals 18 and older.

For more information, contact Cassidy Love, Community-Based Programming Coordinator at LoveCa@KennedyKrieger.org with questions regarding Community Programming.

 

CORE Foundations Community Program Schedule

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Core Foundations Community Programming offers community integration and social engagement programming through a series of events and activities, including bowling and yoga.

Students participate in yoga

Core Foundations Community Programming offers community integration and social engagement programming through a series of events and activities, including bowling and yoga.

A student participating in bowling looks at the camera

Core Foundations Community Programming offers community integration and social engagement programming through a series of events and activities, including bowling and yoga.

Students participate in yoga

Core Foundations Community Programming offers community integration and social engagement programming through a series of events and activities, including bowling and yoga.