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Success Stories


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 Program for Children


A few words of appreciation or a token reward could change the life of the child who is placed in a structured home with 24 hour staff supervision. The life of a child is clearly assessed as troublesome prior to placement in a group home. Residential services for a child simply does not mean providing a roof, three to four times meals, but care and love through appreciation, reward that they may have never received from their biological parents if they ever lived with them in the past. If they did, a reunification with them with a changed attitude as they grow up is the goal.

CSC's homes for the children are stepping stones for the children to be growing as adults. Residentailly, they are prepared as they mature with the help of education that the school system provide. In the following pages, the visitor will learn many more things that they would know if their interest is to be looking for the welfare of a child. After a thorough understanding of the system, the visitor should be sending a feedback for our review and growth.