Dorchester County

Dorchester County SealLisa Hartman
Lisa Hartman
Director

Vision

We envision partnering with the community and residents of Dorchester County to empower and strengthen vulnerable individuals and families to self sufficiency, independence, health and wellbeing.

Mission

We will respectfully assist families and individuals of Dorchester County with a safety net of services to help them maintain, and/or enhance their quality of life; and to prevent abuse, neglect, and the exploitation of the community’s most vulnerable.

Dorchester County DSS

627 Race Street
Cambridge, Maryland 21613

Phone:

410-901-4100

Fax: 410-901-1047

Hours of Operation:
Beginning November 1st, we will be instituting our winter hours of 8am – 4:30pm

Office of Child Support

627 Race Street
Cambridge, MD 21613

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 259,
Cambridge, MD 21613

Customer Service:

1-800-332-6347

Automated Customer Service and Payment Information:

1-800-723-9937

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Child Support Information and Resources

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff – James Phillips
829 Fieldcrest Road
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-4141
410-228-4142

Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
P.O Box 150
206 High Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-0481

Open: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Cambridge Police Department
8 Washington Street
Cambridge, Maryland 21613
410-228-3333

Dorchester County State’s Attorney
William H. Jones
501 Court Lane, Suite 211
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-3611

Special Announcements:

Upcoming Events


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
Emergency Assistance for Families & Children (EAFC)
Medical Assistance
Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MA)
Different Ways to Qualify for MA
Child Care Subsidy (CCS-formerly POC)
What should I bring when I apply?

Contact Information

Service Phone
Child Protective Services

410-901-4100

Child Protective Services (after hours)

410-228-2222 (Sheriff’s Dept)

General Information

410-901-4100