Charles County


Charles CountyTherese Wolf
Therese Wolf
Agency Director

Charles County DSS

200 Kent Avenue

LaPlata, Maryland 20646

Phone: 301-392-6400

Fax: 301-870-3958

Email Address: charles.codss@maryland.gov

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Office of Child Support Enforcement

200 Kent Avenue

LaPlata, Maryland 20646

Charles County Department of Social Services
Child Support Division

Customer Service: 1-800-332-6347

Automated Customer Service & Payment Information: 1-800-723-9937

Donna M. Harley, Assistant Director for Child Support

24/7 Fatherhood Program

Program contact:
Brent Atwater, Fatherhood Program Coordinator
Charles County Department of Social Service
200 Kent Avenue Laplata, Maryland
20646 301-392-6851
brent.atwater@maryland.govl

Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office

P.O. Box 3065
La Plata, Maryland 20646
301-932-3355

Facsimile: 301-932-3410

Anthony B. Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County

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Child Support Information and Resources

Circuit Court for Charles County
Courthouse
P.O. Box 3000
La Plata, Maryland 20646

The Honorable Misty L. Metzger, Hearing Master

The Honorable Monise Brown, Hearing Master

Mary Ann Spangler, Secretary/Courtroom Clerk

Charles County Sheriff’s Office
Rex Coffey
, Sheriff
P.O. Box 189
La Plata, Maryland 20646
Sheriff’s Office:301-932-3057

Facsimile: 301-932-3050

Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
Sharon Hancock
, Clerk, Charles County Circuit Court
Courthouse
P.O. Box 970
La Plata, Maryland 20646

Frequently Asked Questions

Financial Assistance
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Temporary Disabilities Assistance Program (TDAP)
Food Supplement, TCA, and TDAP
Medical Assistance
Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MA)
Different Ways to Qualify for MA
Emergency Assistance for Families & Children (EAFC)
Child Care Subsidy (CCS-formerly POC)
What should I bring when I apply?

Contact Information

Service Phone
Adoption 301-392-6724
Adult Protective Services 301-392-6724
Child Protective Services 301-392-6739
Child Protective Services (after hours) 301-932-2222 (Sheriff’s Dept)
Food Stamps 301-392-6645
Foster Care Services 301-392-6727
Medical Assistance 301-392-6645
Social Services to Adults (SSTA) 301-392-6724
Temporary Cash Assistance 301-392-6645