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Maryland Manual, 1981-82
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State Agencies


Philip S. Massey, Ph.D., Superintendent

P. 0. Box 2358
Salisbury 21801 Telephone: 546-2181

This Center was established by Chapter 435,
Acts of 1968, as the Regional Mental Retarda-
tion Center—Eastern Shore and it is designed to
provide living and programming space for 250
residents. A full range of comprehensive and di-
versified services is provided to all retarded indi-
viduals and their families residing in the nine
counties of the Eastern Shore. Services and pro-
grams in the areas of education, training, and ha-
bilitation are provided in both the Center setting
and in the community for the facility's retarded


Barbara Brown, Program Administrator
Crownsville 21032 Telephone: 987-6200

The Phillips Unit is situated on the grounds of
the Crownsville Hospital Center and operates as
an Intermediate Care Facility/Mental Retarda-
tion of 100 beds. The principal goal n( the Unit is
to assist in the overall transition of mentally re-
tarded persons from large centralized institutions
to community facilties. The Unit became opera-
tional on July L 1980.

Robert DeHaven, Regional Director
Steve Smith, Program Administrator

1380 Marshall Street
Hagerstown 21740 Telephone: 791-4650

This Center was established to serve the resi-
dential needs of mentally retarded and develop-
mentally disabled persons residing in Frederick,
Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties in
accordance with Article 59A, sec. 19, of the An-
notated Code of Maryland. The primary goal of
the Center is to provide comprehensive habil-
itative services that will expedite the return of cli-
ents to a less restrictive environment.

The Center serves mentally retarded and devel-
opmentally disabled persons of all ages function-

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ing at all levels of retardation, with the exception
of those with severe medical and/or behavioral
problems. The licensed capacity is 150, which in-
cludes 25 infirmary beds.


Marvin M. Malcotti, Ph.D., Superintendent
Owings Mills 21117 Telephone: 363-0300

Rosewood Center, established by Chapter 183,
Acts of 1888, as the Asylum and Training School
for the Feeble Minded of the State of Maryland,
admitted its first children in 1889. From 1912 to
1961 it was known as Rosewood State Training
School. Chapter 89, Acts of 1961, designated
Rosewood as a State Hospital, and with the con-
solidation of the departments of Health and Men-
tal Hygiene in 1969 it was assigned its present
name. The Center provides for the care, educa-
tion, training, and habilitation of mentally retard-
ed children from all parts of the State. Rosewood
is licensed for 1,250 residents,

UNIT (Western Maryland II)

Robert DeHaven, Regional Director
Steven Haigh, Program Administrator

Country Club Road
P. 0. Box 1722
Cumberland 21502 Telephone: 777-2250

The Thomas B. Finan Center—Mental Retar-
dation and Developmental Disabilities Unit,
which opened October 23, 1978, was established
to serve the residential needs of retarded adults in
Allegany and Garrett counties in accordance with
Article 59A, sec. 19, of the Annotated Code of
Maryland. Finan Center is a multipurpose health
facility. The Mental Retardation and Develop-
mental Disabilities Unit provides occupational,
physical, speech, and hearing therapies, social ser-
vices, and medical supervision to its clients.

The major goal of the Unit is to habilitate cli-
ents to the point where they may be returned to
various community settings of a less restrictive
nature. The service capability is for fifty clients.


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