Respite Care Program

The mission of the Respite Care Program is to provide funding of respite services for children with special health care needs and their families. Respite care is consistently identified by families as a key need for coping with the challenges of raising a child with special healthcare needs.

The Developmental Center is happy to announce that they've received a grant from the Office of Genetics and Children with Special Healthcare Needs of the Maryland Department of HealthGrant funding is limited and will be at least $50 per child for up to 100 applicants on a first come, first serve basis.  

Please click here to download more information and the application. APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JANUARY  12, 2018 and should be mail it in to:

ATTN: Jennifer Wilson
Frederick Co. Developmental Center
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD  21702

Additional Information


Office of Genetics and Children with Special Healthcare Needs