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Welcome to the Maryland Department of Human Services

We are the state’s human services provider. We help Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills, and obtain medical assistance. We also provide stable environments for children and adults. We may be able to help you. You can also call our main call center at 800-332-6347 to reach us at anytime.

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Governor’s Office
Human Trafficking
National Human Trafficking Hotline — 24/7 Confidential
Call: 1-888-373-7888
Text: 233733
For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.
Rafael López, Secretary, Department of Human Services