Howard County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
www.dhs.maryland.gov
Resource Details
Alternate Name Howard County DSS, Child Protective Services
Description INVESTIGATION: Investigates allegations of neglect and physical or sexual abuse of a child. Legal mandates require children in neglect cases to be seen within 5 days and in abuse cases within 24 hours. Emergency services may include placement in sheltered care or court involvement, or may involve counseling with the family to rectify the situation.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Howard County
 
Hours Of Operation After hours available 5PM-8:30AM and weekends.

Mon: 8:30AM 5PM
Tue: 8:30AM 5PM
Wed: 8:30AM 5PM
Thu: 8:30AM 5PM
Fri: 8:30AM 5PM
Program
Eligibility Abused or neglected children under age 18.
Languages Offered Interpreting services available through Language Line, call in advance.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information or to report incidents.
Documents Required Call for information.
Programs at this agency Howard County Department of Social Services, Adoption
Howard County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Howard County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Howard County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Howard County Department of Social Services, Project Home
Howard County Department of Social Services, Foster Care and Resource Homes
Howard County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Howard County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Howard County Department of Social Services, Family Investment Program
Howard County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Howard County Department of Social Services, Family Preservation
Howard County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families With Children


Contact Information
Phone After Hours 410-313-2929
Fax Number 410-313-2633
Main 410-872-4203
Child Advocacy Center 410-313-1476
After Hours 410-313-2929
Main Email Address nancy.voight@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Nancy Voight
Main Contact Title CPS Administrator
Main Contact Phone 410-872-8806
Main Contact Email Address nancy.voight@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Pam Scalia
Director or Senior Administrator Title Supervisor-Child Advocacy Center
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-313-1476
Sites offering this Program 9780 Patuxent Woods Drive