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Experts Bring Attention To The Need For Foster Homes For Older Youth

Experts Bring Attention To The Need For Foster Homes For Older Youth

BALTIMORE – Over half of the children in foster care in Baltimore City are teenagers,  but foster parents are reluctant to take them in. 

PG County’s DSS Partners to Provide  Quality Service to County Residents Seeking Relief from the High Cost of Energy

PG County’s DSS Partners to Provide Quality Service to County Residents Seeking Relief from the High Cost of Energy

Landover, MD- On July 5, 2011 the State of Maryland began serving customers for the 2011 – 2012 Office of Home Energy Programs’ (OHEP) Energy

Social services offices drastically understaffed while needs increased, study says

Social services offices drastically understaffed while needs increased, study says

MarylandReporter  June 10, 2011   By Megan Poinski Megan@MarylandReporter.com As state dollars got tighter and average incomes got lower, the state’s social services offices were nearly 1,100 employees and $50 million… Read more »

Hansen selected as 2011 Foster Parent

Hansen selected as 2011 Foster Parent

StarDem Wednesday, June 8, 2011 EASTON Talbot County Department of Social Services named Audrey Hansen of Easton the 2011 Foster Parent of the Year. Although Hansen has only been a… Read more »

Finding homes for children in need

Finding homes for children in need

County photo gallery designed to draw foster, adoptive families June 9, 2011 Danielle E. Gaines, Staff Writer Gazette.net Monday was a hard day for foster mother Sandra Mitchell. She had… 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 »

First Lady Judge Katie O’Malley To Honor Maryland’s Foster Parents

First Lady Judge Katie O’Malley To Honor Maryland’s Foster Parents

First Lady Judge Katie O’Malley To Honor Maryland’s Foster Parents Will join newly-named DHR Secretary to celebrate outstanding parents ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 13, 2011) – On Sunday, May 15, 2011… Read more »

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Ted Dallas As Maryland Secretary Of Human Resources

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Ted Dallas As Maryland Secretary Of Human Resources

[facebook] Governor Martin O’malley Announces Ted Dallas As Maryland Secretary Of Human Resources Governor Also Announces Additions To The Administration’s Senior Staff ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 12, 2011)–Governor Martin O’Malley today… Read more »

Over 48,000 Marylanders 65 And Older Live In Poverty

Over 48,000 Marylanders 65 And Older Live In Poverty

BALTIMORE – When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. Today, over 38 million citizens are over 65 and over 9 percent of them live below the poverty line. In Maryland, a little over 8 percent of our 640 thousand older citizens are living in poverty.

DHR Staff Donate Over $300,000 To The 2010 Maryland Charity Campaign

DHR Staff Donate Over $300,000 To The 2010 Maryland Charity Campaign

BALTIMORE – Despite salary reductions, furlough days and the daily challenges of providing services to vulnerable and poverty stricken Marylanders, Department of Human Resources’ (DHR) staff still dug deep in… Read more »

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