Maryland Department of Human Resources

Address: 311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

 Maryland Department of Human Resources
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
Phone: 1-800-332-6347
The Maryland Department of Human Resources is the state's human services provider. We help vulnerable Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills, and obtain medical assistance. We also provide stable environments for at-risk children and adults. We may be able to help you.

Programs Include: Foster Care/ Adoption, Child Protective Services, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Child Support, Medical Assistance, Health Coverage and Purchase Care.

Programs under the Department of Human Resources Include:

Child Care Assistance
Phone: 1-800-332-6347
The Child Care Subsidy or Purchase of Child Care (POC) program helps eligible families pay for child care. Vouchers, issued to eligible families by local departments of social services, are used to purchase care from any regulated child care center or home or from an informal provider approved by the local department.  For help locating a regulated child care provider, contact Child Care Resource Centers in your area.

Respite Care
Phone: (410) 767-7384
DHR's Respite Program is administered through the Community Services Administration/ Office of Adult Services. Respite is available to children and adults with developmental or functional disabilities. Please click on the link for a list of agencies that provide funding for respite services for the Department of Human Resources

Maryland Energy Assistance Program
Maryland Department of Human Resources
Office of Home Energy Programs
1301 Piccard Drive, 4th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 240-777-4450
Fax: 240-777-4099
The Maryland Energy Assistance Program helps eligible families with the cost of heating in the winter.  For information contact the Local Home Energy Programs Office in your area, or call 1-800-352-1446. (For the hearing impaired: 1-800-925-4434). An Application for Assistance can also be had on the Downloadable Applications and Brochures page of this web site

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