Mary Cariola Children's Center provides evidence-based solutions in education and life skills development for children and youth with complex disabilities. A Leader in Programming for Children and Young Adults With Disabilities Mary Cariola is a private, nonprofit agency and is considered a leader in providing education, residential programs and other services for children and youth with disabilities. The Center was the first in the nation to have a sensory room for children and opened the state’s first group home for children and youth with significant behavior management needs. Agency Information
Special Services Offered
Community Service — Residential & Medicaid Service Coordination Programs The Residential Program provides full-time care in a family setting to small groups of children with multiple disabilities and behavior management needs. The program's six residential facilities located throughout the county serve a total of 44 children and young adults, with six to nine residents in each home.
Medicaid Service Coordination provides outreach to children in the community with disabilities and their families. Medicaid Service Coordinators work with these children and their families to identify and secure services from community resources to assist the child and their family.
Medicaid is the primary funding source for both programs through the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Number & Location of Residences
Primary Funding Mechanism and Source(s)
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Please contact Mel Carpino, Director of Agency Advancement
at 271-0761, ext. 1633 or via email.