How It Works
Our Stomping Ground works closely with our Affordable Housing Partners to help fill set aside units within the apartment complex for persons with Developmental Disabilities (DD). Apartment buildings are close to vital services, such as transportation, grocery stores, retail shops and medical services. As units become available, OSG works with the VA DBHDS (Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as well as local CSB (Community Service Board) to help identify Friends of Our Stomping Ground most in need who are ready to move to independent living. Once these individuals have been appropriately identified, we assist with their transition to the community and support them through integrative programming.
Gilliam Place was our first stomping ground! A beautiful property built by the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH), it is located at the corner of Lincoln and Columbia Pike in South Arlington. The family-friendly building has with 173 apartments, eight of which are set aside for adults in the Settlement Agreement Population (SAP). Amenities include access to community centers... Read MoreGilliam Place
Queens Court is located near Lee Highway, I-66, and Wilson Boulevard. The property has 249 affordable units with nine set aside for the Settlement Agreement Population (SAP). Opening this summer, the building has easy access to bus transit, shopping, jobs, amenities, and the Courthouse and Rosslyn Metro stations. Local shopping includes a Safeway and Target. Favorite eating spots include Sou... Read MoreQueens Court