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Family Finding helps reunite alienated foster care youth with families

Following a recent meeting in Hagerstown, I stopped by the Washington County Department of Social Services to say hello to staff. As we walked from office to office, we passed a by a wall with several posters of a colorfully painted tree. It was part of the office’s novel Findin
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Why Place Matters in Maryland

Happy Holidays to everyone!  This front-page story in today’s Baltimore Sun is particularly fitting for this time of year and showcases some of the progress that we are making with the kids in our care. Please check it out when you get a moment. The article highlights the tremendous p
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Welcome to Ted’s Take – DHR Secretary Ted Dallas’ official blog

Welcome to Ted’s Take, my new _ and official _ blog! At DHR, we take pride in the important work we do, and we are very fortunate to be engaged in the kind of work that can change people’s lives in a very positive way. Through our local departments of social services in each Mar
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