Calvert County Department of Social Services, Adoption
www.dhr.state.md.us/calvert.htm
Resource Details
Alternate Name Calvert County DSS, Adoption
Description ADOPTION SERVICES: Provides services which enable children to become available for adoption and to be placed with adoptive parent(s). Services can be provided at the direct request of the child's birth parents or initiated by foster care staff for children who have been abused, neglected, or are in foster care with no chance of returning to their families.

Children are placed with adoptive parents who have previously applied to adopt and have been approved to do so through a home study process. Most of the children freed for adoption have special needs and disabilities.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Calvert County
Physical Address 200 Duke Street
Prince Frederick MD
20678 United States
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 5PM
Tue: 8AM 5PM
Wed: 8AM 5PM
Thu: 8AM 5PM
Fri: 8AM 5PM
Disabilities Access Yes.
Program
Eligibility Must be 21 and older to adopt.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None for adoption services. Attorney charges fees.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Programs at this agency Calvert County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Child Support Services
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Child Care Subsidy Program
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children & Licensing
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Intensive Family Services
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Project Home
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Child & Family Services/ Adult Services
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Calvert County Department of Social Services, Family Investment Program


Contact Information
Mailing Address 200 Duke Street
Prince Frederick MD
20678 United States
Fax Number 410-286-7429
TTY 443-550-6274
Main 443-550-6969
Main Contact Name Patty Berry, LCSW-C
Main Contact Title Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 443-550-6966
Main Contact Email Address patricia.berry@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Deborah Walsh, LCSW-C
Director or Senior Administrator Title Assistant Director for Adult & Child Welfare Services
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 443-550-6949
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address deborah.walsh@maryland.gov


 


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