Current Foster Parents

Foster Parenting Resources

COVID: 

P-EBT Information- https://dhs.maryland.gov/p-ebt/ 

General COVID Info (Maryland Specific)– https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/ 

COVID Connect (for those who have had COVID or who are recovering from COVID to connect and share stories)- https://covidconnect.health.maryland.gov/covidconnections/ 

Get Vaccinated (sign up for a vaccination site near you)– https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine 

Energy Assistance- https://dhs.maryland.gov/documents/COVID-19/OHEPonepager2.pdf 

Virtual Substance Abuse Recovery-  https://dhs.maryland.gov/documents/Initiatives/Parent%20Resources/virtual-recovery-resources.pdf 

 

CPS Reporting/Reporting Abuse: 

Local Social Service Department Numbers- https://dhs.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/reporting-suspected-child-abuse-or-neglect/local-offices/ 

Mandated Reporting Information- https://dhs.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/reporting-suspected-child-abuse-or-neglect/mandated-reporters/ 

Signs of Abuse and Neglect- https://dhs.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/reporting-suspected-child-abuse-or-neglect/signs-neglect-abuse/ 

Signs of Sex Trafficking- https://dhs.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/sex-trafficking/recognize-the-signs/ 

 

Shelters and Food Supports: 

All about SNAP- https://dhs.maryland.gov/food-supplement-program/ 

Maryland Food Bank- https://mdfoodbank.org/donate/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwmIuDBhDXARIsAFITC_7MAUGY1TfEnbR9_icXlrkguu3DL8YolOHr1RilYLChST6LHGlKWlIaAvyhEALw_wcB 

MD Homeless Shelter Directory via city- https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/maryland.html 

Capital Area Food Bank- https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/find-food-assistance/ 

 

Important Telephone Numbers: 

(211)- a free and confidential service providing information, community resources, and referrals for a variety of health and human service issues 24/7, every day of the year, in 50 languages 

 (1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-273-8255)- 24/7 National Suicide Hotline 

(1-888-373-7888)- 24/7 National Human Trafficking Hotline 

(1-800-243-7337)- 24/7 Parenting Hotline 

(1-800-799-7233)- 24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline 

 

Forms Needed by Foster Parents:

Health Visit Form
Behavioral Log
Medication Log
Physical Examination Verification