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View the December 2018 Parent Pages e-letter

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View archived issues of Parent Pages

Subscribe to Parent Pages newsletter to receive each current issue and news from the Office of Children and Families. We welcome your feedback on Parent Pages and the other outreach efforts of the Family Institute. Please email your comments and suggestions to Share your copy of Parent Pages with others who may be interested, and stay in touch!

Parent Pages is a family newsletter published by the Howard County Office of Children and Families (OCF). Each issue features news and tips from many of the programs in our office, including the Local Children's Board, Parents as Teachers, the CARE Center, Healthy Kids, and more. Parent Pages is a part of the Howard County Family Institute, an education and community outreach program of OCF.


View the 2018 September - December Training Calendar

View the 2019 January - April Training Calendar


Register for In-Person Training

View archived issues of The Nest

Subscribe to The Nest Newsletter and Training Calendar e-blast to receive each current issue and receive training updates from the Office of Children and Families.

The NEST is a publication of the Howard County Office of Children and Families for early care and education professionals. Published three times per year, each issue features timely regulation updates, professional development tools and tips, training opportunities, and upcoming conferences and events.


2018 Parent's Guide to Howard County

The Parent’s Guide to Howard County is a publication featuring a NEW user-friendly layout and index of resources, provides parents with a wide variety of local services, programs, resources and information for kids from infancy through the teen years.

Click on the image to view Parent's Guide Online


Child Care Data and Reports