Virtual Support Services are person-centered, delivered through an online platform that provides services to support transitioning youth and adults with disabilities obtain and maintain meaningful employment and community engagement.

Virtual support service participants

Virtual Support Services are interactive sessions, designed to support an individual achieve personal goals related to independent living, job development, community engagement, health and wellness, problem-solving, and communication skills. Individuals are paired with one of our qualified and trained Employment Training Specialist or Community Development Specialist. Apply Today!

**At this time virtual support services are Private-Pay only

You should apply if:

  • You are 18 and older
  • You are an individual who identifies with a disability
  • You are seeking employment supports to obtain employment
  • You are seeking strategies for community engagement
  • You are seeking opportunities to enhance your social and communication skills

Application Process:

  1. Complete the Meaningful Community Services Virtual Support Services Application.
  2. Our Intake Specialist will contact you once your application is complete to set-up a virtual interview
  3. Additional assessments will be required
  4. A determination will be met if Meaningful Community Services can meet your needs
  5. If you are determined eligible, you will receive a welcome letter
  6. One of our team members will reach out to schedule your first session

You do not need to be a resident of Maryland to receive these services.

Contact Us:

Alex Hauserman, Intake Specialist, at

Stacey Herman, Director Post-Secondary Services, at

Provider Technical Assistance Package:

CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute has designed Getting Started: Virtual Support Services for a person-centered, innovative, and interactive approach to meaningful day services through a virtual platform. 

We are offering a one-hour training to providers, on-going technical assistance, and opportunities to observe virtual sessions in action.

Our package includes schedule templates, activity resource guides, and designed session activities. We also offer additional trainings related to virtual platforms, and preparing and planning for virtual sessions. Providers across the state provide a variety of programs and are a variety of sizes. We will support you with your provider needs!

Interested in learning more? Contact Stacey Herman, Director CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute, at

Upcoming Provider Training

Getting Started: Virtual Support Services
Date: June 10, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CORE Foundations at Kennedy Krieger Institute has designed Getting Started: Virtual Support Services for a person-centered, innovative, and interactive approach to meaningful day services through a virtual platform.  We are offering a one-hour training to adult service providers on virtual support services. This training session is designed to give you the jump-start you need to get started, additional resources, and facilitate discussions around best practices for implementation of virtual support services. Provider Technical Assistance Package Available. Register Today

*This session is geared towards adult service provider agencies, but welcome other agency types.

*Hosted Virtually and a link will be provided at registration.

Adult Service Provider Technical Assistance Package Available. This package offers:

  • Getting Start: Virtual Support Services
  • Virtual Support Services Handbook
  • Weekly Home Activity Resources
  • Activity Log
  • Schedule Examples
  • Schedule Template
  • Model Workshop/Session Plan
  • Cheat Sheets
    • Google Classroom
    •  ZOOM
    •  Scheduling
    •  Family Communication