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Health & WellnessEducating & Empowering Families
  • 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

  • Agape Food Pantry
    Provides groceries to anyone who asks for help regardless of race, religion, socioeconomic status or life choices. Check out the program page for details.

  • 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’s Child Magazine
    Annual special needs issue meant to be a resource guide for all the families who have a child with special needs, whether medical, physical or mental.

  • Baltimore County Public Library–Community Tab
    This BCPL site provides a list of links to community resources that support residents living in Baltimore County.

  • BCPS Department of Student Support Services – Resource List for Baltimore County Children and 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 410-887-4091 and 410-887-4092

  • Community Resources 2017 -  Baltimore County Department of Aging – A regional publication serving older adults, baby boomers, families, caregivers, persons with disabilities and professionals that includes Baltimore County and City senior centers, libraries, hospitals, government agencies, doctor’s offices, community associations, senior housing , faith communities, business partners, professional conferences, business partners, professional conferences, nutrition sites/services, outreach events and more

  • Conflict Resolution Center
    This center provides conflict resolution services to individuals, communities and organizations.

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

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

  • infobank
    This resource consist of economic, demographic, and business information for both the business community and residents of Baltimore County.

  • Medical Assistance Outreach
    The 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:
    Deborah K. Woolverton, MHS

  • Mental Health Association of Maryland
    The MHAMD site offers mental health resources for children and adults.

  • Mental Health Channel
    An online network of resources and inspiring true stories.

  • Local Emergency Food
    The BCPL Connections: Children, Family and Community Resource site list community agencies that supply emergency food.

  • Maryland Community Services Locator
    The Maryland Community Services Locator site provides approximately 9,000 health, social service and criminal justice resource programs in Maryland using this tool.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
    The NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore site provides resources and community education tools that transform the lives of families and individuals living with the debilitating effects of mental illness.

  • 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.

  • Parents' Place of Maryland
    This site provides information to Maryland families of children with all disabilities and special health care needs.

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

Special Education Parent involvement Survey: Your Opinion Matters!
Take the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey
from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)

Due by May 1, 2018
Click here to take survey

Skilled Trades Awareness and Resources Festival
Build Your Path. Learn about career preparation and opportunities.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018
Sparrows Point High School
7400 North Point Rd.  21219

Call Mary Conroy 443-809-7517 mconroy@bcps.org or
Alicia Fales 443-809-8924 afales@bcps.org

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