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Washington County DSS Wins Golden Fork Award

Washington County DSS Wins Golden Fork Award

The State of Maryland’s Department of Human Resources awarded the Washington County Department of Social Services’ Family Investment Division with the coveted Golden Fork Award on July 24, 2012.  The… Read more »

Julie Kreit named Washington County DSS 2012 Social Worker of the Year

Julie Kreit named Washington County DSS 2012 Social Worker of the Year

Julie Kreit, a Family Services Caseworker II at the Washington County Department of Social Services, has been recognized by the Maryland Department of Human Resources as the Washington County’s 2012… Read more »

Washington County Department of Social Services Encourages Eligible County Residents to Apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Washington County Department of Social Services Encourages Eligible County Residents to Apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Credit supports working families; can save up to $5,571 per family  Hagerstown, Maryland – Today, the Washington County Department of Social Services (WCDSS) announced that it is encouraging eligible Washington… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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

Energy customers in seven Maryland counties to benefit from $600,000 windfall

Energy customers in seven Maryland counties to benefit from $600,000 windfall

FREDERICK COUNTY (JUNE 24, 2011) Maryland’s Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP)  received $600,000 from The Potomac Edison Company to help offset energy costs for customers in the seven Maryland… 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 »

Washington County Child Support Unit Celebrates Parents

Washington County Child Support Unit Celebrates Parents

Parent’s Day Celebration– May and June 2011 At this time of year the Washington County Department of Social Services’ Child Support Unit has an annual tradition to celebrate Mothers’ and… Read more »

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