Center for Family Success, Family Support Center
www.baltimorecountymd.gov/departments/socialservices/officelocations/youngparent.html

From agency: Baltimore County Department of Social Services
Resource Details
Description FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER: Offers a family literacy program to parents with children 3 years old or younger to enhance parent-child relationships, infant/toddler development, and parent self-sufficiency. Parents can enroll in one of three options: English as Second Language (ESL), Employment Services Coordinator (ESC), or General Education Diploma (GED) program.  Each program includes job readiness, health and life skills, and parenting education classes. Childcare is available for parents attending classes.  A home visitor program is also available to pregnant parents-to-be and parents with children 3 years old or younger who cannot participant in program activiies for three months or more. The home visitor visits parents three times per month helping support family bonding through developmentally appropriate activities, health care education, goal setting, service coordination. Parenting classes are offered twice each year, usually in the spring and fall (nine 2-hour clsses over a two-week period). Parents who complete the parenting course receive a certificate. Call to inquire aovut new programs and seasonal events as offered. 
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Baltimore County - Dundalk
Maryland - Baltimore County - Essex
Maryland - Baltimore County - Middle River
Maryland - Baltimore County - Rosedale
 
Hours Of Operation Office hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM.

Mon: 9:30AM 2PM
Tue: 9:30AM 2PM
Wed: 9:30AM 2PM
Thu: 9:30AM 2PM
Program
Eligibility Expectant mother, or parents of children age three years old or younger (parent must have at least 50 percent custody of child).
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call to schedule an appointment. Complete intake, enrollment, and orientation.
Documents Required Call for information.
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Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Foster Care and Adoptions
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, In Home Aide Services
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Family Preservation Services
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Coordinated Entry Program
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Office of Home Energy Programs
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance Program
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, District Offices
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Flex Fund
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families With Children
Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Code Blue Shelter
Eastside Family Shelter


Contact Information
Main 410-887-4700
Main Contact Name Rebecca Kidd
Main Contact Title Service Coordinator
Main Contact Phone 410-887-4897
Main Contact Email Address rebecca.kidd@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Juanita Ignacio
Director or Senior Administrator Title Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 443-768-7581
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address juanita.ignacio@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 201 Back River Neck Road