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Potlucks at Easton Family YMCA Offer Newly Licensed Foster Parents Support

Potlucks at Easton Family YMCA Offer Newly Licensed Foster Parents Support

Several new foster parents have been licensed in Talbot County following recent PRIDE (Parents Resource for Information, Development, and Education) trainings. PRIDE, a model for the development and support of… Read more »

Department of Human Resources highlights continued  success in finding permanent homes for Maryland’s foster children

Department of Human Resources highlights continued success in finding permanent homes for Maryland’s foster children

Local departments of social services recognized during the third Place Matters Awards Luncheon     BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (November 15, 2011) – The Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) highlighted the success… Read more »

Child Abuse and Family Violence summit attracts over 140 attendees

Child Abuse and Family Violence summit attracts over 140 attendees

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD – October 17, 2011-   Over 140 people attended the Safe Place Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit sponsored by the Washington County Child Advocacy Center at Hagerstown… Read more »

Draft Social Services Block Grant report available for comment

Draft Social Services Block Grant report available for comment

BALTIMORE, MD (July 28, 2011).  The Department of Human Resources’ Draft Social Services Block Grant Report for the period October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012 is now available for… Read more »

New Laws Help Foster Teens Achieve Independence

New Laws Help Foster Teens Achieve Independence

BALTIMORE, MD.  (July 12, 2011)  – Teenagers have two major milestones that they anxiously await: securing a drivers license and going to college.  These milestones mark their transition from dependency… Read more »

Camp Connect provides opportunity for foster children to re-connect with siblings

Camp Connect provides opportunity for foster children to re-connect with siblings

BALTIMORE COUNTY (JUNE 17, 2011) – All too often, when children enter foster care they lose important connections not only with their school, neighborhood and friends, but with their brothers… Read more »

Local departments provide information to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority during regional day of service

Local departments provide information to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority during regional day of service

WICOMICO CO.: (JUNE 6, 2011) – The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Cambridge Alumnae Chapter held a Regional Day of Service in partnership with the Tri-County and Mid-Shore Departments of… Read more »

Washington County Family Center wins $50K Barbara Bush Literacy Grant

Washington County Family Center wins $50K Barbara Bush Literacy Grant

WASHINGTON COUNTY: (MAY 26, 2011) – The Washington County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce that the Washington County Family Center was recently awarded a $50,000 grant by… Read more »

Baltimore City DSS names its 2011 Foster Parent of the Year

Baltimore City DSS names its 2011 Foster Parent of the Year

BALTIMORE: (May 25, 2011) – During May, which is Foster Care Month, Maryland recognizes local families who make a significant difference in the lives of children who are in need of… Read more »

Local Talbot County Businesses Assist Area Foster Parents With Tax Preparation

Local Talbot County Businesses Assist Area Foster Parents With Tax Preparation

EASTON, MD – MAY 17, 2011.  Two local Talbot County tax firms, H & R Block in Easton and Sump and Associates, recently assisted Talbot County foster parents and foster… Read more »

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