List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2011

Department of Human Resources highlights the negative impact of domestic violence on the well-being of children

Department of Human Resources highlights the negative impact of domestic violence on the well-being of children

An estimated 3.3 to 10 million children are at risk of being exposed to domestic violence each year  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (October 5, 2011) – Today and throughout the month of… Read more »

Maryland making progress to end childhood hunger

Maryland making progress to end childhood hunger

Goal to end childhood hunger by 2015  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (October 3, 2011) – Today, Theodore Dallas, Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR)  secretary delivered a progress report on the governor’s… Read more »

Allegany County Department of Social Services’ “Safe and Snug” program to provide winter coats for local children

Allegany County Department of Social Services’ “Safe and Snug” program to provide winter coats for local children

Local program is in the 11th year of helping to keep children warm ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND (September 30, 2011) — In Allegany County, winter comes early — and without warm coats, school-aged children… Read more »

Cecil County Department of Social Services works to address homelessness by providing one-stop services

Cecil County Department of Social Services works to address homelessness by providing one-stop services

The county’s first Homeless Resource Day will take place on October 4 at Cecil County Health Department  CECIL COUNTY, MARYLAND (September 23, 2011) – Today, the Maryland Department of Human… Read more »

Carroll County Department of Social Services works to address homelessness by providing one-stop services

Carroll County Department of Social Services works to address homelessness by providing one-stop services

The county’s first Homeless Resource Day will take place on October 1 at Winters Mill High School  CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND (September 20, 2011) – Today, the Maryland Department of Human… Read more »

Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of Maryland seek nominees for the 2012 Women’s Hall of Fame

Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of Maryland seek nominees for the 2012 Women’s Hall of Fame

Award honors women who have made a lasting impact on Maryland society BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (August 24, 2011) – Today, the Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of Maryland… Read more »

Garrett County DSS staff donate personal care items to Dove Center

Garrett County DSS staff donate personal care items to Dove Center

Garrett County Bureau of Child Support donated personal care items for young children, teenagers, and adults who utilize the services of the Dove Center.  The Dove Center is a private, non-profit organization that is… Read more »

Kent County DSS unveiled new child advocacy center

Kent County DSS unveiled new child advocacy center

The Kent County Department of Social Services unveiled its new Child Advocacy Center during their fifth annual Community Excellence Awards.  The event recognized foster parents, youth, community partners, and staff… Read more »

Picnic honors adoptive, foster families

Picnic honors adoptive, foster families

Herald Mail: July 30, 2011 —  Event was  hosted by the Washington County Department of Social Services and the Washington County League of Foster and Adoptive Families

Child Support matters to one-in-four Maryland children

Child Support matters to one-in-four Maryland children

August is Child Support Awareness Month  BALTIMORE (July 25, 2011) – For several years now August has been designated as National Child Support Awareness Month.  Across the country, both state… Read more »

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