My Own Place, Inc.

Contact Information

817 varcum Street NE
Washington, D.C. 2001 Telephone: (202)580-6700
FAX: (202)580-7572
E-mail: K. Hopkins
Web Address:

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Services Offered:

Behavioral Support Services, Resource Corrdination, Community Supported Living Arrangements, Residential Services

Individuals Have the Following Types of Disabilities:
Intellectual disability, Mental Disorder, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Deafness/Severe Hearing Impairment, Behavioral Problems, Epilepsy/Seizure disorder, Orthopedic Impairment, Speech/Language Impairment.

Ages Served: 23-80

Home Region of DDA: Southern

Counties Served: Prince George's County, Washington D.C.

Year Established: 1950/ Residential 1973

Mission Statement

It is the mission of My Own Place, Inc. to improve the quality of life of all persons with intellectual disability and maximize independence by advocating and providing a standard of living that is driven by choices, preferences and desires.

My Own Place's vision is grounded in the organizational belief that persons with intellectual disability are valued members of the society and must be afforded the same rights, choices and opportunities as any other citizen. This vision will be realized through:

  • Providing an array of diversified, committed, compassionate and ethical services by maximizing ones independence.
  • Providing opportunities to empower its constituents with choices that enables them to live a life of independence and dignity; and
  • Enlightening the community at large to embrace these concepts.

Steps Individuals Must Take to Apply for Services

Contact the DC Department of Human Services Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Administration at 429 ) Street NW WDC 20001
In take 2) 773 7002

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