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When my husband and I were contemplating transitioning Brian from the Rosewood Center in Baltimore about 18 years ago, we didn't really know much about the options that were avaialble to us.

For many parents, the decision to move their adullt child with a developmental disability from their home to the care of another is a difficult one. For some who made such decisions long ago, it is.........

Before taking up residence with Center for Social Change nearly 18 years ago, Edwin B. had lived both of his sisters. But, Edwin's behaviors, which led to frequent hospitalizations, had made this......

Janet N’s mother remembers the changes that took place in their lives after Janet became sick.  When it was clear to her mom that she wouldn't be able to ...............

Rick Z. came to Center for Social Change nearly twelve years ago in a way that is not so typical. Rick had been receiving supports for another provider agency in Carroll County.........

Janine R’s parents knew they needed help by the time they first met with Center for Social Change. They had already arranged privately for someone to care for Janine but.............


Residential Rehabilitation


CSC provides residential habilitation services to children and adults with autism in a community setting. Those individuals who cannot live at home because of poor social skills, communication skills and severe behavioral issues, CSC manages them in structured homes with supervision, training in safe and supportive environments. Children are placed in group homes after careful scrutiny of their background. We provide habilitation services to adults qualified for the service in licensed group homes up to four individuals or in three person ALUs in most counties of Maryland. Services are designed to assist the individuals in acquiring, retaining and improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in home and community-based settings. The program is also designed to provide a home-like, therapeutic and safe environment. to acquire the skills and resources for group or independent living. CSC’s Autism trained staffs will work closely with the individual's team including the service coordinator for the individual in order to provide stability and structure to the individual during the placement. Center for Social Change CSC, a pioneer in the field of successfully integrating individuals diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities into mainstream communities in the United States.

To learn more about the program, contact Dana Dimas, Director of Programs at 410.579.6789, or email, or write to: Center for Social Change Administrative Office 6600 Amberton Drive Elkridge, MD 21075  Telephone: 410.579.6789 1.800.269.0383