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2-1-1 – Need Help? Dial 2-1-1 or visit the Web site for information on nearly 5,000 agencies and programs across the state.

24-hour Parenting Helpline: 1-800-243-7337 Need support? You are never alone. Whether you have a quick parenting question, are struggling with caring for a new baby, have concerns about child development or want to find community resources, you can call 24/7. Sponsored by The Family Tree

Active Parenting
APP delivers quality education programs for parents, children and teachers to schools, hospitals, social services organizations, churches and the corporate market. The most popular program is Active Parenting Now, for parents of children age’s five to twelve.

Baltimore County Family Navigator Baltimore County Family Navigator Services offers support and guidance while helping families identify their strengths and challenges, find resources, and develop a plan of action. This free service is available to Baltimore County families who have a child with intensive needs related to mental/behavioral health or a developmental disability.

Baltimore County, Maryland  - County government website with links to county services.

Baltimore’s Child
A website that features resources and activities in and around the Baltimore area.

Baltimore County PTA Council
A resource to find out about the latest news and events, and resources. Feedback and suggestions are welcome.

Baltimore County Public Library – Youth Program
Call your local public library for program details

BCPS Division of School Climate and Safety

Birth to Five Services – BCPS services for infants, toddlers and young children between birth and age five include several programs and activities to improve developmental outcomes for young children and their families.

Child Care: Maryland Family Network Locate: Child Care Selecting child care is one of the most important decisions your family will ever make. Take the time to make the right choice–the first five years last forever. Safe and reliable child care is only a phone call away. A trained LOCATE: Child Care Referral Specialist is ready to help you select the best child care option for your family. (Toll-free) 877-261-0060

Community Assistance Network, Inc. (CAN) CAN operates seven community outreach centers in Baltimore County. Click here for locations and phone numbers.

CCBC/Library - Link to a database of local county services.

Conflict Resolution Center This center provides conflict resolution services to individuals, communities and organizations (410-527-4321).

Food Pantry.org – Baltimore, Maryland Food Pantries. A comprehensive list of food assistance programs provides full descriptions, pictures, hours, volunteer information, etc.

Foreclosure Prevention This site provides information and resources on how to avoid foreclosure.

GLSEN | Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
Organization for students, parents and teachers that tries to affect positive change in schools. Offers information on what you can do and local chapters in each state.

GSA | Gay-Straight Alliance
Student led organization with typically three functions: support, social and activist. These school-based groups provide a safe place for students to meet, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia.

GrandFacts State fact sheet for grandparents and other relatives raising children.

Maryland Department of Human Services – The state’s human services provider that helps vulnerable Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills and obtain medical assistance (800-332-6347).

Maryland Poison Center

MSDE Take 15-Parent Tips in English and Spanish - website includes parent tips in both English and Spanish with information and resources for parents.

Medical Assistance Outreach - BCPS Office of Third Party Billing provides an Outreach Worker to help BCPS' families apply for medical assistance and other medical benefit programs on behalf of their children and families. The Outreach Worker is available to meet families at their children's schools, public libraries, or at the office by appointment. Contact Information for BCPS Families -443-809-4130.\

Mental Health Association of Maryland – MHAMD addresses the mental health needs of Marylanders of all ages (443-901-1550).

National Alliance on Mental Illness  - NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore provides resources and community education tools that transform the lives of families and individuals living with the debilitating effects of mental illness (410-435-2600).

NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, Inc.
Community partners that seek to promote health and well-being, buffer local streams from polluted run-off, and enhance the value of homes and business (443-377-3760).

Oral Health Resource Guide This guide provides a list of dental public health programs or facilities which provide discounted, low-cost, and/or special needs dental services (410-887-2780).

PFLAG Baltimore | Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons promotes the equality and well-being of LGBT people, their families, and their friends through: support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights.

Resource List for Baltimore County Children and Families - County websites containing contact information or various community resources/agencies such as mental health and substance abuse services.

The Parents Place of Maryland
410-768-9100

Center for families of children with disabilities.

Utility Bill Assistance in Baltimore County - The Maryland Department of Human Resources for utility assistance in Baltimore County (1-800-352-1446).



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