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Welcome to the Maryland Department of Human Resources

We are the state’s human services provider. We help vulnerable Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills, and obtain medical assistance. We also provide stable environments for at-risk children and adults. We may be able to help you. You can also call our main call center at 800-332-6347 to reach us at anytime.


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    Maryland Department of Human Resources
    Maryland Department of Human ResourcesFriday, February 24th, 2017 at 9:38am
    Were you struck by the story of Nate Awan in The New York Times? Previously incarcerated, Mr. Awan completed a job-training program in Boston that prepared him for a great career as a pipefitter making $30/hour.

    In MD, we have similar job-training programs, FSET and STEP Up, that could put you on the path to a career. Visit us at to learn more .
    Governor’s Office
    Lourdes R. Padilla