Brother’s Keeper serves adults ages 18 and over who have graduated from high school and have one or more disabilities. At this time, participants must be ambulatory, capable of active participation, toilet trained, and not a danger to themselves or others. Each applicant goes through our application and admissions process to determine eligibility.
Brother’s Keeper provides full and part-time, educational and enrichment day services for adults with special needs. Participants receive training in a skilled and nurturing environment, where needs are met by a trained and caring staff. For more information on our program, please visit our programs page.
Taking no government funding, Brother’s Keeper is financially supported in the following ways: participant tuition, private and corporate donations, fundraising events, and grants and foundations.
No, we do not provide scholarships at this time.
Brother’s Keeper is open year-round, each weekday from 7:15 AM – 3:30 PM. We have some planned time off each year for various holidays and closures. We follow the recommendations from a local school system for weather delays or closures.
Brother’s Keeper is generously housed inside of Boones Creek Christian Church, 305 Christian Church Road, Johnson City, TN 37615. One day, we hope to have a building and campus of our own that can serve our adults with special needs.
At this time, we do not provide transportation for our participants’ arrival and departure. We utilize vans for our community outings, driven by staff members.
Brother’s Keeper thrives with the help of our loyal volunteers! We often utilize individuals who bring in their skill set, from things like yoga and art, to dance and various therapies. We also are always in need of loving individuals to add to our substitute teacher list. For more information about volunteering, please contact us.
Thank you for asking! Our needs are great, and they range from paper products to technology to recreation equipment. We also benefit greatly from the skills of our wonderful volunteers. Last, we need your support! This can be in the form of a one-time or monthly gift or by partnering with us in prayer. For current item needs, please see our wish list.