Allegany County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
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Resource Details
Alternate Name Allegany County DSS, Child Protective Services
Description NOTE: To make a report after business hours or weekends please call police at 911. Dispatcher will pass caller information to worker on call and they will contact caller.
CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable child and arranges for services to remedy the situation. Risk factors are identified and service plans developed to prevent further risk of harm to the child. Also provides  children, parents, and other family members information and referral to emergency, social service, and support resources regarding child abuse, domestic violence, incest and rape. 

DEFINITION: Abuse is any physical injury sustained by cruel or inhumane treatment as a result of a malicious act by another person. Neglect is willful deprivation of food, clothing, medical treatment, rehabilitative therapy, shelter, supervision or daily hygiene or grooming needs. Exploitation is the misuse of a vulnerable adult, their money or property.


Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Allegany County
Physical Address 1 Frederick Street
Cumberland MD
21502 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 Anyone wishing to report abused or neglected children.
Languages Offered Spanish and American Sign Language.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required None.
Programs at this agency Allegany County Department of Social Services, Adoption
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Purchase of Care
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Child Support Services
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Foster Home Licensing
Allegany County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Project Home
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Allegany County Department of Social Services, In-Home Services
Allegany County Department of Social Services, Independent Living


Contact Information
Mailing Address 1 Frederick Street
Cumberland MD
21502 United States
Fax Number 301-784-7244
Intake 301-784-7122
After Hours and Weekends 911
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