The Facility

  • The German Home Board of Directors comprises 8 volunteer members drawn from the local community.  Some have family members resident in The German Home.
  • The Board meets monthly at the facility in Lawrence.
  • TGH operates on a fiscal year basis January 1- December 31.
  • TGH funding is dependent on The Mass Health Program (95%): Social Security (38%) and other sources (5%), as well as occasional grant support and private contributions.
  • The average age of the resident is 60.
  • Residents of TGH receive $72.80 per month for their personal needs.
  • TGH is an economic engine which contributes approximately $1,000,000 into the economic health of Lawrence, specifically Prospect Hill.
  • TGH serves as an anchor to its’ neighborhood, houses 30 people and employees, 30 people in full and part time positions, in Lawrence.
  • The German Home meets the needs of these citizens and enables them to lead dignified and independent lives in a caring environment.
  • The German Home is located at 374 Howard Street in Lawrence in the building that formerly housed the Children’s Home of the Lawrence General Hospital.