For families in search of individualized, residential care and support for their children with high needs,

The decision to seek full-time residential care for a child with severe intellectual and development disabilities can
be an emotional struggle for families.

together, we create a highly-individualized plan that provides essential support and everyday enrichment—and allows you to go back to being a parent.

our children’s homes

are nestled in neighborhoods throughout Cuyahoga County.

These licensed and certified residential homes are staffed with dedicated professionals around the clock, providing special-needs children and young adults the one-on-one care they require, with the security and comfort of living at home.

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Here’s what families have to say

For parents placing your child in our residential care:

You maintain your custody rights. Further, if your child qualifies for Medicaid, there is no out-of-pocket cost for care at Rose-Mary.

For children as young as seven years old with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavior needs, Rose-Mary provides long-term care until the family and team no longer feels that the individual requires it or this becomes their forever home.

  • Each home is an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) licensed by the Department of Developmental Disabilities and certified by the Department of Health (Medicaid)
  • Private, custom decorated bedrooms for each child provide comfort and security
  • Updated ranch-style homes thoughtfully include quiet areas, sensory activities and secure outdoor play spaces
  • Homes are fully ADA compliant with ramps and comfortable wheelchair access
  • Licensed, professional staff, including nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language therapists
  • 24/7 direct support professionals
  • Customized care: Children are matched with the home and direct care staff best suited for their individual needs
  • Full advocacy care with management staff serving as family liaison and nursing oversight for medical appointments, therapy sessions, educational needs and more.
  • Daily activities, field trips and personal transportation services with dedicated vehicles special to each home