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  • Cecil County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children & Licensing

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    OVERVIEW: Provides foster care placement and licensing.

    1) FOSTER CARE PLACEMENT: Provides child placement in foster homes or group homes when it is clearly determined that the child(ren) can no longer remain in their own homes. Placements are court-ordered or through voluntary parent agreement depending on the nature of the case. Returning home is the primary focus of DSS.

    2) FOSTER HOME LICENSING: A program that requires licenses for those families providing 24-hour care for non-related children. Once approved, foster parents receive board payments, a Medical Assistance card and a clothing allowance for the support of the foster child.

    • 170 East Main Street
      Elkton, MD 21921

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Children under age 18.

    Areas Served:
    • Cecil County

    - Foster Home Placement

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