Parent Resources

Our goal is to achieve better outcomes for children, families, and adults served throughout Maryland with “Collaboration, Advocacy, Respect, and Empowerment” (CARE model).

Parenting is tough, and during this pandemic it just got tougher. The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is here to help your family remain safe and connected during this time.

There are services available to support you and your family.

Services and Resources

DHS In-Home Services

The In-Home Services program is designed to promote the safety and well-being of children and their families. In-Home Services strengthens parents’ ability to create a safe and stable home environment while keeping the family together. Participants will meet with their Local Department of Social Services and caseworkers will work closely with each individual member of the family to develop a plan.

Benefits include support for families affected by substance use, parental resources, referrals for therapy/behavior support, education plans, healthcare assistance, connecting with community providers, and more.

Direct Service Hotlines

If you fear you are in immediate danger, call 911 to receive the most immediate response.

Food Bank Resources

Tips for Parents to Consider During Covid-19

Additional Resources

As a community, we believe kids thrive at home, safe, with family.