Established in 1863, The Children's Home (TCH) in Catonsville, Maryland, is a residential care facility that provides both long- and short-term services to youth 13 to 21 years of age who have experienced abuse, neglect, violence, abandonment, and/or are in need of supervised care. Located less than a mile from Baltimore City, TCH provides services to children of every race, creed, color, and religion. We provide therapeutic programs where children feel secure, loved and have a sense of belonging.
The Home's programs and activities provide an opportunity for the children to attend public schools, develop self-esteem, and experience trusting relationships with peers and adults. Our programs focus on enhancing each child's ability to function successfully in society with attention to accountability and community safety:
The Group Home consists of a long-term residential program for boys and girls ages 13 to 21 and a group extended living program for young men or women, ages 17 to 21.
The Diagnostic Center is an 16-bed, short-term emergency placement for girls, 13 to 19 years of age.
The Treatment Foster Care Program provides temporary, specialized care to youth with behavioral or social/emotional problems. This program serves boys and girls ages 3 to 18 in structured treatment foster homes within the community.
If you are interested in becoming a foster care provider, please contact the Program Manager at 443-636-5456.
Transitions is an 8-bed, short-term residential transition program for boys 13 and 14 years of age providing comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic
programming with intense supervision in a home-like setting.
Community-Based Services bring assistance to families in their homes including Respite Programs and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services.
To be the premier provider of comprehensive child and family development services.
The Children's Home provides residential and community services to young people and families who experience disruption in their lives. By utilizing its human, physical, behavioral, and financial resources, The Children's Home builds on the strengths of those served to promote long-term well-being and success.
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