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Washington County DSS

122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740





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Office of Child Support

122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Mailing Address:
Washington County Department of Social Services
Office of Child Support

122 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Customer Service:


Automated Customer Service & Payment Information:


Facsimile: 240-420-2112

James Gossard, Assistant Director for Child Support
Stephanie Kendall, Supervisor
Rebecca Dick, Supervisor
R. David Pembroke, Attorney
Jill Meyers, Fiscal Supervisor

Child Support Information and Resources

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
500 Western Maryland Parkway
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Douglas Mullendore, Sheriff

Washington County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dennis Weaver, Circuit Court Clerk

Public Assistance to Entrepreneurship (PA2E)

The Public Assistance to Entrepreneurship Program (PA2E) offers classes on starting a business. Courses are conducted in a classroom setting with other Department of Human Services (DHS) customers… Read More

Customer’s Rights & Responsibilities

Customer’s Rights
Customer’s Responsibilities

Job Vacancies

Job Application

Washington County Internal Application for Non-Merit Washington County Department of Social Services Position

How To Apply For Benefits Online

1. Go to https://mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us/
2. Select “Start/Update Application” from navigation menu
3. Select “Start Application”
4. Answer the questions
5. Complete and submit the application by signing electronically
6. Wait to be contacted by mail or phone by Washington County DSS

Frequently Asked Questions

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)
Child Care Scholarship (CCS)
Medical Assistance
Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MA)
Different Ways to Qualify for MA
What should I bring when I apply?

Contact Information

Service Phone
Child Protective Services (Available 24 hours)

240-420 -2222

Child Support


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