Ages Served: 
Children under the age of 18.
Areas Served: 
Caroline County
Hours of Operation: 
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM

Caroline County Department of Social Services-Child Welfare Unit

Purpose: 
We envision Caroline County as a diverse and inclusive community that provides a protective and healthy environment in which individuals and families are economically stable, safe from abuse and neglect, and have achieved and maintained their maximum potential for independence and well being.
Services Provided: 

This unit provides child physical and sexual abuse and neglect investigative services, continuing child protective services, family preservation, intensive family services, foster care, kinship care, adoption, licensing of foster/adoptive families, court ordered home evaluations, and homeless services for families. Parenting classes are offered periodically. There are certain eligibility requirements for some of the family service programs.

Street Address: 
207 South Third Street
Denton, MD 21629
Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 400
Denton, MD 21629
Contact: 
Dale Oberender, Assistant Director for Services
410-819-4523
FAX: 
410-819-4501