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Carroll County Department of Social Services, Social Work Email
1232 Tech Court
Westminster, MD 21157-3029

410-386-3434 - voice
410-386-3476 - fax

Office HoursMon-Fri 8-4:30
Contact 1Jack Vallejo
Assistant Director for Services
410-386-3379 - voice
PurposeTo protect children and vulnerable adults, and to support healthy functioning of individuals and families.
ServiceADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Protection of vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect/self-neglect, or exploitation. IN-HOME AIDE SERVICES: Chore services, personal care, respite care for adult protective service clients. IN HOME FAMILY SERVICES: Provides social work services to families in need of maintaining a stable and safe environment for their children. PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR CHILDREN: Investigates reports of child abuse or neglect and provides child safety services due to abuse and/or neglect. FOSTER CARE FOR CHILDREN: Temporary care for children whose parents are unwilling or unable to care for them. ADOPTION SERVICE: Conducts home studies, places children, refers to other agencies. SPEAKERS are available on a variety of topics such as child abuse, child welfare, and other social work areas. TO REPORT suspected child or adult physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and/or mental injury, call 410-386-3434 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
FeesNo charge for services, In-Home Aide Services may have a fee determined by income.
Area ServedServes Carroll County.
SubjectsAdoption, Child Abuse, Crisis Intervention Centers, Disabled, Domestic Violence, Family Counseling, Foster Care, Homemaker/Housekeeper Services, Marriage Counseling, Mediation, Meditation, Personal Counseling, Senior Citizens - Housing, Sexual Abuse, Social Work Services, Speakers' Bureau
Last Updated30 April 2020