Health and Human Services

We have extensive experience designing facilities serving individuals with developmental disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury, and behavioral challenges. Our work includes Day Habilitation Programs, Community Residences, Day Care, Early Intervention Centers, and Clinical Facilities.


Children’s Aid & Family Service

Child Enrichment Center | Fitchburg, MA

Group 7 design transformed two separate buildings into a unified child enrichment center featuring child day care and family services offices. The site was designed to maximize open space and create a safe, intuitive layout for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.


New England Village

Day Habilitation Center | Kingston, MA

This 12,272 sq. ft. Adult Day Habilitation Center was designed to provide a dignified, enriching environment for the program participants and staff. A variety of spaces have been created to provide appropriate settings for the various activities that participants engage in including expressive arts and wellness.

Walnut Street Center

Corporate office, Day Habilitation and Community Based Day Support Center | Medford, MA

Group 7 Design transformed an existing retail space into a multifaceted facility that combines corporate offices, day habilitation, community based day support, and autism services programs under one roof.

The layout includes large, flexible use program rooms, multiple conference and training rooms, a covered drop off area, and outdoor horticultural space. Rooms feature integrated technology, high ceilings, durable finishes, and natural light. Interior finishes and colors echo the clients corporate color pallet.


Venture Community Services

This former warehouse is now the home of a Community Day Program providing
services to young adults with developmental disabilities. The use of bright colors, durable
finishes, and modular furniture provide an ideal environment for education and recreation.


Seven Hills ASPiRE!

Day Habilitation, Community Based Day Support and Employment Training Center | Worcester, MA

This 40,000 sq. ft. multi-level former ceramic factory was transformed into a modern, inviting, multi-use building. Assistive technology is available throughout the center and supports three workforce training rooms.

Children’s Friend

Day Care, Early Learning, and Adoption Center | Worcester, MA

An existing 6,000 sq. ft. freestanding building was completely remodeled, inside and out, to provide a safe and engaging environment for children and families. The existing structure was not accessible and poorly insulated. Exterior ramps and an outdoor playground were added. The interior was demolished down to the studs. Exterior envelope insulation, along with energy efficient lighting and mechanical systems were installed.



Charlton, MA

Group 7 Design worked with CIL and the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services to create a new prototype ABI home. The 3,272 sq. ft. five bedroom home includes a variety of spaces to accommodate daily activates.


CIL / WCI Group Home

Maynard, MA

This 5 bedroom home was constructed on a tight, triangular shaped lot with existing grades dropping over 12 feet from right to left. 2,188 sq. ft. of first floor living space was added to an existing two-story home.



Medical Group Home | Westwood, MA

This 4,884 sq. ft. home provides a safe, dignified environment for five medically
fragile individuals. The home features state-of-the-art medical technology, a nurse’s station,
private bedrooms, large common areas, and an abundance of natural light.



Various Locations

Group 7 Design has designed spaces for medical, dental and behavioral health clinics for a number of clients. Our services include initial programming through construction administration as well as interior design and assistance with submittals to the Department of Public Health.

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