Oversees day care licensing for family day care homes and child care centers, provides letters of compliance for nursery schools, offers trainings and workshops to providers, investigates complaints, and recruits new homes and centers.
The Office of the Public Defender handles any criminal case carrying a possible jail sentence or a fine greater than $500.00. You may apply at any OPD Office, not just the County where you have to go to court. You must apply at least ten (10) business working days prior to your trial date.
The primary function of the Office of the State's Attorney is to prosecute felony, misdemeanor, juvenile delinquency, and other types of civil and/or criminal cases, when the alleged offense occurred in Caroline County, on behalf of the state of Maryland. The State's Attorney works in conjunction with all eight law enforcement agencies assigned to Caroline County.
The Office of Unemployment Insurance conducts almost all business by telephone. Claims may be filed by telephone or online at the above web address. All Claim Centers take claims by telephone only, every Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays, from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM. All informational telephone calls, such as finding out the status of your unemployment insurance claim, should be directed to the Claimant Information Service at 1-800-827-4839. In Easton, they have the Maryland One-Stop Career Center, part of a nationwide system that provides job information and services to job seekers and employers. Our offices have resource areas equipped with internet access, a variety job search resource materials, and resume writing software. We also provide on-line computer access, audio-visual libraries, free faxing, copying and telephone services for job search, and a variety of workshops to assist you in finding employment. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. This office does not handle unemployment claims, however, disputed claim hearings are held at that office. The office is at 301 Bay Street, Suite 301, Easton, MD 21601. Phone 410-822-3030, Fax 410-820-9966, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Caroline County Career Center at 300 Market St. in Denton is also available to assist people in finding work, but they do not handle unemployment claims either.