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Parents of adult children with disabilities fill housing gap

ASSOCIATED PRESS (1/3/2020) — Luke Humble and Conor Gunderson have settled into a comfortable rhythm since moving into their own home in Phoenix three months ago. Humble, 26, says he… Read more »

About Rockville: What’s New

THE WASHINGTONIAN (11/4/2019)  There’s No Place Like Home Main Street, a new residential building opening next year at Rockville Town Square, will cater a quarter of its units to adults… Read more »

Journey Skills Podcast: Building an Integrated Future

JOURNEY SKILLS PODCAST (5/13/19) – LISTEN – For most of us being part of a community is essential for our wellbeing and often starts where we live. This week’s guest… Read more »

The Moco Show Podcast

THE MOCO SHOW PODCAST (4/10/2019) – LISTEN – Main Street Founder joins MoCo Show hosts Alex Tsironis and Steve Solomon as a guest on their podcast from Dawson’s Market in… Read more »

Navigating The ‘Services Cliff’: What Happens When Adults With Special Needs Turn 21

THE KOJO NNAMDI SHOW ON NPR / WAMU 88.5 (4/1/2019) – LISTEN – Transitioning to adulthood can be daunting. And for those with special needs, the process can be especially… Read more »

Rockville family develops affordable housing community for adults with disabilities

FOX 5 DC (3/20/2019) – VIDEO – A Rockville family with a special needs child is using their experience to help others. Their inclusive, community-centered real estate development, Main Street… Read more »

Rockville parents build a rental complex for their son to share with other adults with disabilities — and also be part of the community

THE WASHINGTON POST (2/12/2019) – Twelve years ago, after struggling to find a local school that was a good fit for their young son who had epilepsy and developmental disabilities,… Read more »

Rockville Breaks Ground on Inclusive, Affordable Housing for People With Disabilities

BETHESDA MAGAZINE (10/19/2018) – Main Street to open in 2020, providing 70 apartments near Rockville Town Square When Nicol Copeland was 8 months old he began to have seizures that… Read more »

Hogan Administration Announces Awards for Affordable Rental Housing

PRESS RELEASE (8/30/2018) – 21 Projects Across the State Will Create or Preserve Approximately 1,147 Units; $47 Million in State and Federal Funding Will Leverage Over $94 Million in Private… Read more »

Families of Developmentally Disabled Adults Struggle to Avoid ‘The Cliff’

MARYLAND MATTERS (5/9/2018) – Annie Taubenfeld is a 27-year-old from Baltimore with three part-time jobs. She collects and washes eggs at a farm, sorts and folds clothes at another job… Read more »

Parents of Adults With Disabilities Often Look to One Another for Help, Solutions

MARYLAND MATTERS (5/9/2018) – “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Jillian Copeland of Rockville likes to quote this proverb, often attributed to Plato. But she adds her own twist, “Those… Read more »

Transforming Lives in Rockville

THE CONNECTION NEWSPAPERS (1/3/2018) – Potomac’s Jillian Copeland is a woman who provides innovative solutions for tough problems. She wanted her son Nicol to have the best possible education; thus,… Read more »

Rockville Project with Inclusive Community for Disabled Adults Could Break Ground in Fall 2018

BETHESDA MAGAZINE (1/3/2018) – Most of the 70 apartment units for Main Street at 50 Monroe Place will be considered affordable A local couple is gearing up to start construction… Read more »

Main Street Hosts Community-Builder Event

POTOMAC ALMANAC (7/18/2017) – Main Street, a Rockville development project that describes themselves as inclusive and community focused, held a community-builder event during the Bethesda Big Train game on Wednesday,… Read more »

Rockville Couple Plans Affordable Housing Project for Adults With Disabilities

BETHESDA MAGAZINE (4/25/2017) – Main Street would provide educational, social opportunities A local couple is working on an innovative project to provide inclusive, affordable housing to adults with developmental disabilities… Read more »