Families & Children of Incarcerated Individuals

If your child has been affected by the incarceration of a parent, this page of resources may be helpful.  If you don’t see a resource or you need additional help, please call our helpline at 866-722-4577.
Queen Anne’s County Department of Social Services
Phone Number:410-758-8000
Location:125 Comet Dr., Centreville, MD 21617
Website:www.dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/queen-annes-county/
Programs Include:Child Protective Services, Families Now, Family resource Program, Inter-Agency Family Preservation, services to families with children, foster care, family preservation, emergency assistance to families with children, food stamps, temporary cash assistance, and purchase of day care.
Parenting Training/Department of Social Services   
Phone Number:410-758-8026
Location:125 Comet Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
Website:Visit Department of Social Services
Programs IncludeTraining takes place throughout the year. Contact Jone Taylor at Social Services for assistance at the number listed above or jone.taylor@maryland.gov
Agape Ministry   
Phone Number:410-202-6049
Location:Diocese of Easton
314 North Street
Easton, MD 21601-3684
Website: Visit Diocese of Easton
Programs Include:Programs for the Children of the Incarcerated - help children understand that there is a community willing to help them achieve their dreams. There are hugs and smiles as they build relationships with each other and the staff and volunteers. in their everyday lives many of these children experience the sadness of loss, unsafe environments, poverty, and abuse. Agape Ministry began with a week long camp for 7-18 year old. It has grown into a variety of age appropriate programs or events throughout the year.
MD Coalition of Families for Children's Mental Health Family Navigators   
Phone Number:443-896-6753
Location:29516 Canvasback Dr., 2nd Floor, Easton, MD 21601
Website: Visit MD Coalition of Families
Programs Include:Provide information support and advocacy for families caring for children with behavioral health needs on the Eastern Shore. Queen Anne's Contact: Carol Strootman
Healthy Families Maryland, Kent, Queen Anne's & Talbot    
Phone Number:410-758-0720
Location:c/o Queen Anne's Co. Dept. of Health, 206 N. Commerce St., Centreville, mD 21617
Website:Visit Healthy Families Maryland
Programs Include:Voluntary home visiting program promotes health and development starting at the most effective time: first time expectant parents, and first time parents with new babies under three months of age.
Project Right Steps/
c/o Chesapeake College
    
Phone Number:410-822-5400 x 2321
Location:Chesapeake Child Care Resource Center
PO Box 8
Wye Mills, MD 21679
Website: Visit Chesapeake Child Care Resource Center
Programs Include:Working with childcare providers, center directors and parents who are seeing challenging behaviors in children ages birth to age 6. Observation, assessment, consultation, and strategies for addressing the problem and recommendation for further evaluation.
Judith P. Hoyer Early Child Care and Educational Judy Center Queen Annes County    
Phone Number:410-438-3887
Location:300 S. Church St., Sudlersville, MD 21668
Website:Visit Judy Center
Programs Include:Coordinates quality early learning programs with comprehensive services for young children and their families with the goal of preparing all children for school success.
Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board   
Phone Number:410-822-1716
Location:PO Box 8
Wye Mills, MD 21679
Website:Visit Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board
Programs Include:Employment and training programs designed to prepare low income adults, youth and dislocated workers facing serious barriers to employment for entry or re-entry into the the labor force. Serves Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot Counties.