Therapeutic Foster Care at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

iconReferral and Placement Services

We offer an expedient response to placement requests from local departments of social services and agencies throughout Maryland who serve children with special needs.

Matching and Placement Procedures

young boyAgencies referring children to this program often convey specific preferences regarding a family resource based on the child’s needs. The program respects all requests and matches accordingly.

This program addresses emergent placement requests and provides immediate response to calls from agencies regarding family availability for a child or children needing placement.

Children served

Referral Process

To refer children with emotional or developmental disabilities, or children with medically fragile conditions, contact Paula Waller at 443-923-3803 or email

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