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J-HAP Changes Housing for Developmentally Disabled Adults

via TCJewfolk.com

“What’s inside the four-month-old building…is a community and agency that is unique to the Twin Cities – and possibly the country.”

Cornerstone Creek is an affordable housing building that’s the home to Jewish Housing and Programming (J-HAP), the 10-year-old agency that is part of the team that opened the 45-unit apartment building in January for adults with developmental disabilities.”

J-HAP founder Linda Bialick said, “…this generation of children with developmental disabilities, thanks to healthy lifestyles and improved medical technology, would be the first to outlive their parents. ‘We were looking for housing where they could maintain their…identity and have an abundance of recreational and social and educational opportunities,” she said…And this is a result.’” Read More

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