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Children's Homes and Institutions in Maryland, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • National Junior Republic, Annapolis
    (1899; Private association; Incorrigible and wayward children; 46M/1F)
  • Universal Progressive School for Orphan and Destitute Colored Children, 1132 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore
    (1902; Private corporation (Baptist); Orphan, destitute, and incorrigible children)
  • St Peter's Asylum for Female Children, 1219 Myrtle Avenue, Baltimore
    (1845; St Peter's Church (Episcopal); Orphan and indigent girls; 20F)
  • Home of the Friendless, 1315 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore
    (1852; Private corporation; Orphan and abandoned children; 120M+F)
  • All Saints Home for Children, 1701 Warwick Avenue, Baltimore
    (1899; All Saints Sisters of the Poor; Orphan and homeless girls; 20F)
  • Orphans' Home, 1707 Gough Street, Baltimore
    (1860; Sisters of the Holy Cross; Orphan and dependent boys from 6 to 12; 19M)
  • Dolan Children's Aid Asylum, 1709 Gough Street, Baltimore
    (1872; Young Catholics Friend Society; Orphan and homeless children from 4 to 12)
  • St Mary's Home for Little Colored Boys, 1801 West Presstman Street, Baltimore
    (1880; All Saints Sisters of the Poor; Destitute boys; 31M)
  • Baltimore Orphan Asylum, 215 North Stricker Street, Baltimore
    (1778; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children; 40M/70F)
  • German Orphan Asylum, 224 Aisquith Street, Baltimore
    (1864; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children; 60M/63F)
  • Hebrew Children's Protective Association Home, 24 North Broadway, Baltimore
    (1901; Hebrew United Charities; Orphan and dependent children; 29M/20F)
  • St Paul's Industrial School for Girls, 2411 North Charles Street, Baltimore
    (1801; St Paul's Church (Episcopal); Orphan and destitute girls; 39F)
  • St James' Home for Boys, 301 North High Street, Baltimore
    (1878; Xaverian Brothers; Indigent boys; 52M)
  • St Elizabeth's Home, 317St Paul Street, Baltimore
    (1879; Franciscan Sisters; Foundlings and destitute children; 42M/76F)
  • Boys' Home Society, 350 North Calvert Street, Baltimore
    (1866; Private corporation; Worthy homeless boys)
  • St Peter Galvers' Industrial School for Colored Girls, 416 West Biddle Street, Baltimore
    (1893; Institute of Mission Helpers (Catholic); Homeless girls; 38F)
  • St Anthony's Orphan Asylum, 927 North Central Avenue, Baltimore
    (1852; School Sisters of Notre Dame; Orphan and neglected children; 55M/45F)
  • Egenton Orphan Asylum, Cedar Avenue and Fortieth Street, Baltimore
    (1860; First Presbyterian Church; Orphan and destitute girls from 4 to 18; 30F)
  • St Joseph's School of Industry, Charles and Twenty-eighth Streets, Baltimore
    (1865; Sisters of Charity; Orphan girls; 72F)
  • St Mary's Female Orphan Asylum, Cold Spring Lane (Roland Park P.O.), Baltimore
    (1816; Sisters of Charity; Orphan and destitute girls; 202F)
  • St Vincent's Infant Asylum, Division Street and Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore
    (1856; Sisters of Charity; Foundlings, and infant, orphan, and neglected children; 368M/249F)
  • St Frances' Orphanage, East Chase Street, Baltimore
    (1866; Oblate Sisters of Providence; Orphan, homeless, and neglected girls; 106F)
  • St John's Orphanage for Boys, Fair Oak Avenue (Waverly), Baltimore
    (1883; St John's Church (Episcopal); Orphan boys; 9M)
  • Kelso Home for Orphans, Forest and Garrison Avenues (Forest Park P.O.), Baltimore
    (1873; Methodist Episcopal Church; Orphan girls from 4 to 12; 42F)
  • Samuel Ready School, North and Harford Avenues, Baltimore
    (1887; Private corporation; Normal orphan girls from 5 to 13)
  • Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Rayner Avenue, Baltimore
    (1872; Federated Jewish Charities; Indigent orphan children; 56M/42F)
  • Baltimore Manual Labor School, Relay P.O., Baltimore
    (1840; Private corporation; Indigent boys from 5 to 14; 50M)
  • Johns Hopkins Colored Orphan Asylum, Thirty-first Street and Remington Avenue, Baltimore
    (1867; Johns Hopkins Hospital; Orphan girls; 61F)
  • Christ Church Asylum, Twenty-first Street and Guilford Avenue, Baltimore
    (1839; Christ Church (Episcopal); Destitute girls; 25F)
  • Buckingham Industrial School, Buckeystown
    (1898; Private corporation; Indigent boys; 50M)
  • Home for Friendless Children, Easton
    (1870; Private corporation (Episcopal); Friendless girls; 30F)
  • Maryland Home for Friendless Colored Children, Ellicott City
    (1900; Private organization; Homeless children from 3 to 10; 34M+F)
  • Loats' Orphan Asylum, East Church Street, Frederick
    (1881; General Synod of the Lutheran Church; Orphan girls from 6 to 1; 16F)
  • Episcopal Orphan House, Frederick
    (1837; All Saints Church (Episcopal); Orphan girls; 11F)
  • Washington County Home, 407 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown
    (1883; Private corporation; Orphan and friendless children; 12M/13F)
  • St Vincent's Male Orphan Asylum, York Road and Five Mile Lane, Towson
    (1838; Sisters of Mercy; Orphan and neglected boys from 6 to 12; 97M)