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Baltimore City Department of Social Services (BCDSS)

Thank you for taking time to visit the Baltimore City Department of Social Services webpage. We hope you find this website helpful and informative.


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Place Matters Digest Fall 2013, Baltimore City Department of Social Services Quarterly Newsletter



BCDSS offers the following services. Please click here or on the  services link on the left for more information on each one.

  • Adoption Services
  • Adult Protective Services (APS)
  • Child Care Program
  • Family Support Services
  • Food Stamps (FS)
  • Foster Care Services (FCS)
  • Homeless Emergency Environmental Services (HEESU)
  • In-Home Aide Services (IHAS)
  • Intake and Assessment
  • Medical Assistance (MA)
  • Project HOME
  • Social Services to Adults (SSTA)
  • Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
  • Temporary Disability Assistance Program (TDAP)