Office of Children and Families

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As part of the Department of Community Resources and Services, our mission is to provide information and access to resources for families to ensure all children in our community thrive. The goal of the Office is to work in concert with the community to coordinate, develop, expand, and enhance children and family services in Howard County.

Howard County Office of Children and Families
Keri Hyde, Administrator
3300 North Ridge Road, Suite 380
Ellicott City, MD 21043

For general information or assistance, contact:
Voice/Relay: 410-313-1940
FAX: 410-313-1430

Find us on facebook: We post updates on training classes, information about upcoming events and reminders about parent workshops on the Community Resources and Services Facebook page. You'll also find posts from the other divisions of Community Resources and Services, the Office on Aging and Independence, the Office of ADA Coordination, and Consumer Protection.