Fellowship Square | Quality housing for low-income seniors in VA and MD | Resident Programs & Services
Since 1960, Fellowship Square has provided quality housing for low-income seniors (aged 62 and older) who can live independently. With properties in Reston, Woodbridge and Upper Marlboro, Fellowship Square is proud to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of more than 800 residents.
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Resident Programs & Services

Service Coordinators

The Key to Healthy Aging

At each Fellowship House, we have an onsite service coordinator who works with residents to navigate Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits to which residents are entitled. The Resident Service Coordinator (RSC) serves as a linchpin between community resources and residents. The RSC’s job is to help motivate residents to maintain healthy, active lifestyles as they age-in-place, and to empower residents to become more self-sufficient and maintain control of the decisions that affect them. The Resident Service Coordinator is an integral part of the Fellowship Square team and not only works closely with the residents but gets to know the family members as well, keeping them informed and engaged in their loved ones’ care.

Debi Ballard-Rious

Debi Ballard-Rious
Service Coordinator

Largo Landing Fellowship House

dballard-rious@fellowshipsquare.org

Kathleen Harding

Kathleen Harding
Service Coordinator
Lake Ridge Fellowship House

kharding@fellowshipsquare.org

Cassandra Hawkins

Cassandra  Hawkins
Service Coordinator

Hunters Woods Fellowship House

chawkins@fellowshipsquare.org

Curtis Whitlow

Curtis Whitlow
Service Coordinator

Lake Anne Fellowship House

cwhitlow@fellowshipsquare.org

Services and Support offered include:

  • Securing SSI income
  • Reviewing Social Security benefits
  • Application for SNAP benefits
  • Review of Medicaid/Medicare benefits
  • Arranging for volunteer drivers to help residents get to/from doctors’ appointments
  • Securing vision and dental coverage

  • Enrolling residents in the USDA Senior Brown Bag program and/or Meals on Wheels
  • Providing clothing vouchers for local thrift stores
  • Securing financial and legal resources
  • Scheduling monthly educational seminars such as estate planning/wills, healthy eating and chronic disease management
  • Hosting DMV2GO which allows residents to update and renew drivers’ license and tag renewals on-site
  • Scheduling the George Washington University Mammovan – free onsite mammograms

Active and Engaged:

Because engaged seniors lead richer, more satisfying lives, we maintain a robust calendar of activities designed to stimulate the four dimensions of wellness: physical, spiritual, intellectual and social. Our goal is to provide opportunities for residents to participate in things they enjoy and discover new passions.

Activities:

  • Exercise classes and Tai Chi
  • Bingo and Pokeno
  • Bible Study and Communion; transportation to local Church services
  • Outings to restaurants, shopping and events
  • Walking Club and Craft Club activities
  • Social events like birthday parties and seasonal celebrations
  • Arts and crafts like scrapbooking and crochet
  • Performing arts such as singing and music

Fellowship Square prides itself on developing programs and services that prevent residents from feeling alone and isolated

and that connect them to services and amenities throughout the community.