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Program Description

  Child Welfare Services

This program provides protective, rehabilitative, and supportive services for children who are maltreated and for their families. This program also provides supportive and financial help to relatives, foster parents, and adoptive parents. Investigations, protective services, kinship care, foster care, adoption, and in-home services are also provided through this program. In-Home Services provide social services to families with children who are at risk of removal from home due to neglect or abuse.

Program Contacts

Contact JoAnn Barnes of the HHS - Children, Youth and Family Services at 240.777.1223 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percentage of families receiving in-home services that do not have a child protective service investigation with an abuse or neglect finding within one year after receiving services9793979797

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved24108976204.80
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.4084450.00
FY19 Approved24517421204.80