Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Family Support Services
www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocity.htm
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore City DSS, Family Support Services
Description

OVERVIEW: Assists individuals with keeping families intact, case management, and provides food vouchers. 

SERVICES:
1. FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES: Provides assistance to parents and caretakers with children who have been identified as being vulnerable to numerous forms of abuse or situations that put them at risk for removal from the home. Families can receive or be referred for services such as counseling, psychological and medical evaluations, housing information and assistance, transportation assistance, and additional services. Assistance is for a limited time period.

2. SUPPORTIVE SERVICES: Provides community-based supportive services to at-risk families. May include help with school issues, health care, day care, transportation, utilities, housing, etc., to maintain family stabilization and prevent out-of-home placement. Assistance is for a limited time period.

3. FOOD VOUCHERS: Offers food vouchers to local pantries to anyone in need, regardless of income. 

Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
Physical Address 1900 North Howard Street
Baltimore MD
21218 United States
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Hours of operation:
Fri: 8:30AM 5:00PM
Thu: 8:30AM 5:00PM
Wed: 8:30AM 5:00PM
Tue: 8:30AM 5:00PM
Mon: 8:30AM 5:00PM
Disabilities Access Yes.
Program
Eligibility Families with children, ages birth through 18.
Languages Offered Accommodations made with advance notice.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information
Documents Required Call for information.
Programs at this agency Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Child Care Program
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services Intake & Assessment
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Recruitment Foster Care & Adoption Families
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Project Home
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Family Services
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Public Assistance to Adults
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Eviction Prevention Program


Contact Information
Mailing Address 1900 North Howard Street
Baltimore MD
21218 United States
Screening 410-361-2235
DHR (Department of Human Resources) 800-332-6347
Main Contact Name Catherine Garner
Main Contact Title Program Secretary
Main Contact Phone 443-423-7204
Director or Senior Administrator Name Lillie McNeill
Director or Senior Administrator Title Assistant Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 443-423-7288