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DHR Proposes Adding New Protections To State Law For Safely  Reunifying Children With Their Families

DHR Proposes Adding New Protections To State Law For Safely Reunifying Children With Their Families

BALTIMORE, MD (April 30, 2014)—The Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) will seek to add new protections to state law guiding the process of reunifying children in foster care with… Read more »

Washington County Department of Social Services Golden Fork

Washington County Department of Social Services Golden Fork

Herald Mail: June 19, 2013 —  Washington County Department of Social Services Golden Fork

Secretary Dallas And DHR Staff To Kick Off Week Of Volunteerism In Support Of The Stronger Together Campaign

Secretary Dallas And DHR Staff To Kick Off Week Of Volunteerism In Support Of The Stronger Together Campaign

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (December 19, 2011) – This week, Secretary Dallas and Department of Human Resources (DHR) staff from across the state will be volunteering their time in support of Governor… 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

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. 

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 »

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