Baltimore City

Baltimore Cityna

Randi Walters, PhD
Interim Director

Baltimore City DSS Administration Building

Talmadge Branch Building
1910 N. Broadway Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213

Phone: 443-378-4600
TTY:443-378-6502

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Baltimore City Office of Child Support

Baltimore City Office of Child Support-East
1900 Howard Street, Suite 102
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

Baltimore City Office of Child Support-West
2401 Liberty Heights Avenue (Mondawmin Mall)
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

Hours of operation for the East and West locations:
Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by appointment only)

Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. by appointment only)

First & Third Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Contact Information

Service Phone
Administration 443-378-4600
Adoption & Foster Care 410-685-8231
Adult Protective Services 443-423-6612
Adult Services 443-423-6600
Child Protection Services 410-361-2235
(Available 24 hours)
Family Support Services 410-361-2235
(Available 24 hours)
Family Investment Administration 443-423-6400
The Family Invesment Administration assists people in need by administering a wide range of public assistance programs.

Primarily, we help low-income people as well as families and children in crises. We help low-income city residents access food stamps, medical assistance and temporary cash assistance help them pay their heating bills when they lack the income to pay it themselves.

Financial Assistance
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Temporary Disabilities Assistance Program (TDAP)
Food Supplement, TCA, and TDAP
Emergency Assistance for Families & Children (EAFC)
Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MA)
Child Care Subsidy (CCS-formerly POC)
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Public Assistance Centers

Public Assistance Customer Service | 443-423-6400

Location Address
Northeast Regional Office 2000 N. Broadway Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213
Dunbar-Orangeville Center 2919 E. Biddle Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213
Harbor View Center 18 Reedbird Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21225
Hilton Heights Center 500 N. Hilton Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21229
Northwest Center 5818 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Penn-North Center 2500 Pennsylvania Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21217