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Carroll County Department of Social Services, Family Invest. Email
Carroll County DSS

1232 Tech Court
Family Investment Administration
Westminster, MD 21157

1-800-332-6347 - voice
410-386-3428 - fax

Office HoursMonday - Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact 1Karen D. Bernard
FIA Assistant Director
410-386-3362 - voice
karen.bernard@maryland.gov
Contact 2FIA Customer Service
410-386-3494 - voice
PurposeWe envision a community where people independently support themselves and their families, and where individuals are nurtured and protected.
ServiceFood supplement benefits, Medicaid (Medical Assistance), Maryland Health Connection applications, Temporary Cash Assistance, Temporary Disability Assistance, Emergency Assistance for Families with Children, Public Assistance to Adults, Purchase of Care, Long Term Care Medicaid and Transportation Assistance Program.
Area ServedServes Carroll County.
SubjectsEmergency Assistance, Food Stamps, Income Assistance, Social Work Services
Last Updated25 February 2020