Baltimore City

The Arc Baltimore

The Arc Baltimore provides advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Respite Care

The Arc Baltimore’s Respite Care Program provides financial assistance for occasional, short-term temporary physical and emotional relief to families caring for children or adults with developmental disabilities living in their home. Respite Care allows family members the opportunity to hopefully enjoy a break from their care giving duties, but of course may be used for personal situations such as hospitalizations, appointments, etc.

Contact: Dianna Morgan at 410.296.2272 ext. 5347

Dorothea Nikas at 410.296.2272 ext. 5349

Parents Day Out

Parent’s Day Out is held four times per year for parents or caregivers of children ages 3 to 14 with developmental disabilities. We have competent, trained, loving people just waiting to play games, do crafts, play ball, or just read with your child while you are out relaxing or doing those needed chores.

Contact: Becky Harnett at bhartnett@arcofbaltimore.org or 410-296-7667, ext. 5351

Brook Lane Health Services

Brook Lane provides a continuum of mental health services for people throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. ADA compliant. Accepts urgent referrals. Staff licenses include: LCPC, LCSW-C, CAC, Art Therapist.

13218 Brooklane Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742
301-733-0330

Villa Maria Continuum: Baltimore City Home-Based Respite Program
The Villa Maria Home-Based Respite Program provides therapeutically planned community based respite services for parents/guardians/caregivers that provide direct care to children and adolescents who have documented mental health challenges. The Parent/guardian/caregiver is given a planned temporary break from the demands of direct care to the identified child/adolescent through the provision of a Home Based Respite Specialist. Overnight respite care is also available.

1118 South Light Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
410-230-0540

Villa Maria Continuum: Weekend Respite Program
Provides respite care for parents and caregivers children with mental illnesses. Licensed staff includes Psychiatrist, LCPC, LCSW-C. Office is ADA compliant and within 100 yards of public transportation.

2300 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21083
410-252-4700

Baltimore County

The Arc Baltimore

The Arc Baltimore provides advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Respite Care
The Arc Baltimore’s Respite Care Program provides financial assistance for occasional, short-term temporary physical and emotional relief to families caring for children or adults with developmental disabilities living in their home. Respite Care allows family members the opportunity to hopefully enjoy a break from their care giving duties, but of course may be used for personal situations such as hospitalizations, appointments, etc.

Contact: Dianna Morgan at 410-296-2272 ext. 5347

Dorothea Nikas at 410-296-2272 ext. 5349

Parents Day Out

Parent’s Day Out is held four times per year for parents or caregivers of children ages 3 to 14 with developmental disabilities. We have competent, trained, loving people just waiting to play games, do crafts, play ball, or just read with your child while you are out relaxing or doing those needed chores.

Contact: Becky Harnett at bhartnett@arcofbaltimore.org or 410-296-7667, ext. 5351

Brook Lane Health Services
Brook Lane provides a continuum of mental health services for people throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. ADA compliant. Accepts urgent referrals. Staff licenses include: LCPC, LCSW-C, CAC, Art Therapist.

13218 Brooklane Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742
301- 733-0330

Karina Association

Karina Association is an Expressive Arts Therapy respite care program offered to special needs individuals with disabilities, ages 12 plus and young adults. Located at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church on Jenifer Road in Timonium, Maryland, our clients come twice a month on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. to enjoy art, dance, music and drum therapy. Our program helps them spiritually and emotionally grow while healing them physically. Our therapists and volunteers encourage them to reach their potential. Families love Karina Cafe because it gives them a respite from 24/7 caregiving while their children can have therapy, recreate and socialize. It has a slight fee, but many medical insurances will cover the group therapy. The program seeks volunteers and high school students working on community service to help with the program.

www.karina-association.org
443-928-0542

Villa Maria Continuum: Baltimore City Home-Based Respite Program

The Villa Maria Home-Based Respite Program provides therapeutically planned community based respite services for parents/guardians/caregivers that provide direct care to children and adolescents who have documented mental health challenges. The Parent/guardian/caregiver is given a planned temporary break from the demands of direct care to the identified child/adolescent through the provision of a Home Based Respite Specialist. Overnight respite care is also available.

1118 South Light Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
410-230-0540

Villa Maria Continuum: Weekend Respite Program
Provides respite care for parents and caregivers children with mental illnesses. Licensed staff includes Psychiatrist, LCPC, LCSW-C. Office is ADA compliant and within 100 yards of public transportation.

2300 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21083
410- 252-4700

Calvert County

The Arc of Southern Maryland

The Arc of Southern Maryland’s Respite Care Program provides families, caring for a child with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with a short term, temporary care option.

The Arc of Southern Maryland Community Resource Center
355 West Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
410-535-2413

United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Maryland

The mission of UCP of Southern Maryland is to positively affect the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, and to provide multiple service needs to the families and caregivers of both.
Services Offered: Supported Employment, Residential, Family Support Services, Individual Support Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements, Respite Care.

1919 A West Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-224-4205

Other Office Location:
21815 Three Notch Road, Suite H
Lexington Park, Maryland 20653
301-863-8870

Charles County

The Arc of Southern Maryland

The Arc of Southern Maryland’s Respite Care Program provides families, caring for an child with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with a short term, temporary care option.

Charles County Office
Gateway Plaza
3971 St. Charles Parkway
Waldorf, Maryland 20602
301-932-7809

United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Maryland

The mission of UCP of Southern Maryland is to positively affect the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, and to provide multiple service needs to the families and caregivers of both.
Services Offered: Supported Employment, Residential, Family Support Services, Individual Support Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements, Respite Care.

1919 A West Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-224-4205

Other Office Location:
21815 Three Notch Road, Suite H
Lexington Park, Maryland 20653
301-863-8870

Frederick County

The Arc of Frederick County

Parents’ Day Out

Parents’ Day Out provides a few hours of respite each month to parents and guardians of children with developmental disabilities, offered free of charge the third Saturday of every month from 10am to 2pm. Siblings are welcomed and pre-registration is required.
620-A Research Drive
Frederick, Maryland 21703
301-663-0909

Camp Journey-Way Station

Camp Journey Adolescent Respite Program serves families with adolescents who are currently active in therapy to deal with emotional and behavioral challenges. Adolescents from the ages of 11-17 can have regularly scheduled visits of a few hours a week , a day or two a week, or a couple of weekends a month.

10304 Putman Road
Frederick, Maryland 21702
301-682-3446
1-888-878-5066 x6149

Connect and Learn

Connect and Learn provides support services to children, teens, and young adults diagnosed with Developmental Disorders. An approved Maryland Autism Waiver Service Provider offering Family Training, Individual Support Services (IISS) and Respite. These services are also available at an hourly rate to clients with private or alternate funding.

7035 Allington Manor Circle East
Frederick, Maryland 21703
301-694-6422

Daybreak Community Church Rooftop Respite

Rooftop Respite is a relief care program designed for children with disabilities or medical concerns, as well as their siblings, where parents can drop their children off for a free day of activity. This program is offered on a quarterly basis, pre-registration is required.

New Market, Maryland 21774
301-865-8877

Frederick County Developmental Center

Once a year FCDC offers a limited amount of small grants on a first-come, first-serve basis to families of children with special needs to be used within a year for respite care, recreational activities, etc.

350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, Maryland 21702
301-600-3367

Teachable Moments

Teachable Moments offer a variety of education services and specialize in working with students who have learning differences or special needs. Respite Care is offered which is educational based and social skill building, with “respite-share” rates.

Phone: 240-676-1543
Email: info@teachablemomentsonline.com

Prince George’s County

The Arc of Prince Georges County

Respite services provide short-term care for people with developmental disabilities, enabling their regular caregivers to have a brief break. The Arc’s Respite House, located in Fort Washington, provides the highest level of care. All staff members are trained in CPR, First Aid, Medical Administration, and undergo a thorough background check. The house, open from 6 pm Friday to 6 pm Sunday, offers respite for up to three guests at a time. Three weekends each month are reserved for children; the second weekend of each month is reserved for adults. Guests participate in games, outings, arts and crafts, movies, and many other activities. Respite Care hours are approved through the Department of Social Services (DSS). All guests must be approved to receive services from the DSS or have other means to pay for services.

Contact: Carmelita Ataviado at 301-925-7050

The One World Center for Autism

This program is a monthly respite break and social skills program for parents of children with autism, currently accepting children ages 3-7.

1400 Nalley Terrace
Hyattsville, Maryland 20785
Phone: 301-618-8395
Fax: 301-618-8396

Prince George’s County Department of Social Services

This service provides respite care services to caregivers who are caring for a physically, mentally or emotionally disabled loved one.

301-909-7025

St. Mary’s County

The Arc of Southern Maryland

The Arc of Southern Maryland’s Respite Care Program provides families, caring for an child with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with a short term, temporary care option.

St. Mary’s County Office
Breton Market Place, Unit H
25470 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650
301-475-5652

United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Maryland

The mission of UCP of Southern Maryland is to positively affect the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, and to provide multiple service needs to the families and caregivers of both.
Services Offered: Supported Employment, Residential, Family Support Services, Individual Support Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements, Respite Care.

1919 A West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-224-4205

Other Office Location

21815 Three Notch Road, Suite H
Lexington Park, Maryland 20653
301-863-8870