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Media Advisory: Maryland Officials & Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse

Media Advisory: Maryland Officials & Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse

Maryland, along with states across the country, has experienced a significant increase in the number of financial exploitation cases over the last few years, particularly those involving seniors. Exploitation occurs… Read more »

Maryland Commission for Women Releases Study on Status of Maryland Women

Maryland Commission for Women Releases Study on Status of Maryland Women

June 11, 2021 Media Contact: Judith Vaughan-Prather judith.vaughan-prather@maryland.gov Maryland Commission for Women Releases Study on Status of Maryland Women The Maryland Commission for Women released Maryland Women: A Status Report,… Read more »

Maryland Department of Human Services Selected To Participate In First-of-its-Kind National Effort to Redesign Child Welfare

Maryland Department of Human Services Selected To Participate In First-of-its-Kind National Effort to Redesign Child Welfare

February 11, 2021 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov Maryland Department of Human Services Selected To Participate In First-of-its-Kind National Effort to Redesign Child Welfare Thriving Families, Safer Children Program Aims… Read more »

Maryland Department of Human Services Advises Eligible Marylanders To Utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit

Maryland Department of Human Services Advises Eligible Marylanders To Utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit

January 26, 2021 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov Maryland Department of Human Services Advises Eligible Marylanders To Utilize the Earned Income Tax Credit Availability of federal and state tax credits… Read more »

Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Larry Hogan today introduced the RELIEF Act of 2021, an emergency legislative package that will provide more than $1 billion in direct stimulus and tax relief… Read more »

Notice of Additional $100 TCA Benefit

Notice of Additional $100 TCA Benefit

On December 19, 2020, Governor Larry Hogan announced that additional funding has been made available to the Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) program. Effective January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021,… Read more »

Governor Hogan Announces Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits and $40 Million in Additional State-Issued TCA Benefits Starting January 2021

Governor Hogan Announces Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits and $40 Million in Additional State-Issued TCA Benefits Starting January 2021

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Larry Hogan today announced that all Maryland SNAP recipients will receive an additional 15% increase in their total benefits beginning this month due to recent federal… Read more »

Department of Human Services at the Ready to Assist Marylanders Affected by Potential Shut-Offs

Department of Human Services at the Ready to Assist Marylanders Affected by Potential Shut-Offs

October 26, 2020 Department of Human Services at the Ready to Assist Marylanders Affected by Potential Shut-Offs Office of Home Energy Programs Helping People Meet Utility Billing Deadlines BALTIMORE, MD… Read more »

Maryland Secures Federal Funding to Extend Pandemic-EBT Benefits During September to Support Eligible Families

Maryland Secures Federal Funding to Extend Pandemic-EBT Benefits During September to Support Eligible Families

September 22, 2020 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov Maryland Secures Federal Funding to Extend Pandemic-EBT Benefits During September to Support Eligible Families Over $47.5 Million in Additional P-EBT Benefits Will… Read more »

Department of Human Services Launches Redesigned COVID-19 Webpage to Better Serve Marylanders

Department of Human Services Launches Redesigned COVID-19 Webpage to Better Serve Marylanders

August 17, 2020 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov Department of Human Services Launches Redesigned COVID-19 Webpage to Better Serve Marylanders Webpage Provides a One-Stop Source of Streamlined Information and Services… Read more »

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