Welcome to the Department of Community Resources and Services (DCRS)

The Department of Community Resources and Services has eight offices to address the needs of multiple generations, tailor services to different cultural values, and promote full inclusion for individuals with disabilities. Plus, our No Wrong Door approach makes it easier for Howard County residents to access the vital human services they need to thrive.

  

DCRS in the NEWS!

 
Cover of the 2019 Children's Equity Report
Howard County Local Children’s Board Presents County Executive Ball with New Report

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball previously met with the Howard County Local Children’s Board (LCB) to receive their new report, “Access to Opportunity in Howard County: Making the Case for Equity.” The LCB represents a wide range of public agency leaders and residents committed to creating a Howard County where all children and youth have equitable access to education, health care, basic needs and enrichment. The discussion covered the scope and purpose of the report, top findings and next steps for cooperative action. Read more or dowload the report here.

 

23rd Annual Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame to Induct Three Outstanding Women

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Howard County Commission for Women has announced the 2019 inductees for the County’s Women’s Hall of Fame. This year, the Commission has selected three outstanding Howard County women for induction: Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, Georgia Eacker and Cathy Hudson. Read more...

 

Howard County to Host Veterans Resource Fair

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, the Office of Veterans and Military Families (OVMF) and the Commission for Veterans and Military Families will host a Veterans Resource Fair on Monday, April 8 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Howard Community College, in the Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Building, 4th floor. All veterans and their families (active, guard, reserve and dependents) are invited to attend. Admission is free. Read more...

 
Coming Events

  

2019 Howard County Women's Hall of Fame Induction 

Invitation to the Women's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

Thursday, March 28 / 7:00 p.m.
George Howard Building, Banneker Room

Join Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Commission for Women for the 2019 Women's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. 

 

2019 Veterans Resource Fair

Howard County Veterans Resource Fair flier

Monday, April 8 • 4 to 8 pm • Howard Community College
RCF Student Services Building, 4th floor
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia 21044 

FREE admission; registration is encouraged, but not required. Register at hcveteransfair.eventbrite.com. Click on the flier above for more details or visit www.howardcountymd.gov/veterans.

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