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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.

DHR in the Community


Maryland Department of Human Resources
Maryland Department of Human ResourcesWednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 1:07pm
"They refer to their group as The Tribe: three sets of parents, five foster siblings plus the Roberts’ five biological children and Hicks’ adopted daughter."

Maryland's resource parents are amazing. We extend our deepest gratitude to the parents highlighted in Frederick, and those across the state who've opened their hearts and homes!
Governor’s Office
Lourdes R. Padilla