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Maryland Implements New Approach For Working With Families in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

Maryland Implements New Approach For Working With Families in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

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First Lady Catherine O’Malley To Host Reception for New  Foster Parents

First Lady Catherine O’Malley To Host Reception for New Foster Parents

Many have provided service for 5 years or less to Maryland’s vulnerable children   Baltimore, MD  (June 1, 2013) –- On Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Government… Read more »

Maryland’s Local Departments of Social Services Celebrate National Adoption Day

Maryland’s Local Departments of Social Services Celebrate National Adoption Day

Effort recognizes the more than 107,000 foster children awaiting adoption nationwide; 
celebrates the loving families who will provide them with a permanent home Baltimore, Maryland (November 18, 2011) – Tomorrow,… 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

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 »

Rotarians help furnish new foster family visitation center

Rotarians help furnish new foster family visitation center

 Cecil Whig – Josh Sannon (July 25, 2011) Donations from the Elkton Rotary Club will help furnish the Cecil County Department of Social Services’ new foster family visitation center, set to… Read more »

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. 

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 »

Golfers needed to tee up at the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Baltimore City foster teens

Golfers needed to tee up at the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Baltimore City foster teens

BALTIMORE (June 30, 2011)   – Baltimore City Department of Social Services is hosting its 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Tuesday August 16, 2011 at the Mount Pleasant Golf Course, 6001… Read more »

Department of Human Resources provides supports for teens transitioning from foster care

Department of Human Resources provides supports for teens transitioning from foster care

17th annual teen conference convened on campus of Frostburg State University    BALTIMORE (JUNE 28, 2011) – In Maryland, there are approximately 4,141 youth in foster care over the age… Read more »

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