Kent County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children
www.dhr.maryland.gov
Resource Details
Description FOSTER CARE: Places children in out of home placement when it is clearly determined that the children can no longer remain in their own homes due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or at imminent risk of serious harm. Placements are court-ordered or through voluntary parent agreement depending on the nature of the case. The main focus is that the children will eventually return to their homes. 

-Resource Home Licensing: Provides licenses to families that 24-hour care for non-related children. Once approved, resource parents receive board payments, a medical assistance cared and a clothing allowance for the support of the foster child.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Kent County
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4:30PM
Tue: 8AM 4:30PM
Wed: 8AM 4:30PM
Thu: 8AM 4:30PM
Fri: 8AM 4:30PM
Program
Eligibility Must be 21 or older to adopt.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Programs at this agency Kent County Department of Social Services, Office of Home Energy Programs
Kent County Department of Social Services, Adoption
Kent County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Kent County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
Kent County Department of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement
Kent County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Kent County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Kent County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program
Kent County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Kent County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Kent County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Kent County Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance
Kent County Department of Social Services, CARES Foundation


Contact Information
Toll Free Number 877-536-7837
Fax Number 410-778-1497
Main 410-810-7600
Main Email Address mattier.meehan@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Mattie Meehan
Main Contact Title Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 410-810-7660
Main Contact Email Address mattier.meehan@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Nikki Strong
Director or Senior Administrator Title Assistant Director for Services
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-810-7654
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address nikki.strong@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 350 High Street