Children, Youth and Family Services
Promotes opportunities for children to grow up healthy, secure and prepared to meet their adult responsibilities.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES
Linkages to Learning - 240-777-1731
Provides community services for children and families at selected schools. This model is designed to enable children and adolescents to reach their optimal physical and mental health, achieve academic success and become socially secure in the community.
Early Childhood Services
Infants and Toddlers Program - 240-777-3997
Assists families with children between birth and three years old in their efforts to address special needs and maximize their children's developmental potential. Services are provided at three regional sites. Call 240-777-3997 for intake and referral information.
Child Care Resources and Referral Center (CRC) - 240-777-3110
Juvenile Justice Services
Juvenile Justice Services - 240-777-1430
Provides coordination and support services for all juvenile justice activities within the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Screening and Assessments for Children and Adolescents - 240-777-1430 Screening and assessment for children and adolescents in need of addiction and mental health services.
CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM
Child Care Subsidy Program - 240-777-1155
The Child Care Subsidy Programs provides eligible Montgomery County families with help paying for their child care so that they can obtain and maintain employment and/or attend school or training programs. Case managers determine eligibility, provide program information and counseling with regards to choosing quality child care and the pursuit of child support and provide information about other resources as necessary.
CHILD WELFARE SERVICES
To report child abuse and neglect, call the 24-Hour Report Line at 240-777-4417
Child Welfare Services - 240- 777-3500, Main, TTY 240-777-3556
Adoption-- prepares children who are under guardianship of the department for permanent placement with adoptive families.
Community Education-- provides outreach to educate community groups on child welfare issues.
Family Preservation, includes Families Now and Systems Reform Initiative--provides home-based services to families with children at risk of out of home placement.
Foster Care-- provides case management and plans permanent living situations for children who have been placed in foster care.
Protective Services-- investigates reports of child abuse and neglect to ensure the safety of children and provides services to help families stay together.
|View the 2009 Child Welfare Annual Report
Conservation Corps - 301-929-5554
Seeks to improve the employability and citizenship of out of school and unemployed youth ages 17 through 24 years old. This one-year program provides members with on-the-job and classroom skills training in conservation, landscaping and carpentry.
Employment Services - 240-777-3488
Assistance to families to end or avoid cash assistance by helping them find ot maintain a job. Provides vouchers to eligilbe families to assist with the purchase of child care while the parent is participating in employment activities. The Employment Service Program is for eligible Temporary Cash Assistance, Food Stamp recipents, amd non-custodial parents.
INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Income Support Programs
Case managers provide benefits to eligible residents in the form of Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), Food Stamps, Temporary Disability Assistance Program (TDAP), Refugee Cash Assistance and Medical Assistance.
Germantown Regional Service Area - 240-777-3420, Main, TTY: 240-777-3422 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown, Md.
Rockville Regional Service Area - 240-777- 4600, Main, TTY: 240-777- 4410 1301 Piccard Drive, Rockville, Md.
Silver Spring Regional Service Area - 240-777- 3100, Main, TTY: 240-777-1478 8818 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, Md.