Raising families up.

The Family Tree leads Maryland in preventing child abuse, connects caring communities, and builds strong families to improve society for generations. A national affiliate of Parents Anonymous®, Prevent Child Abuse America and The National Exchange Club, we nurture hope where there may be none and give it room to grow and flourish.

Support TFT at the Party of the Summer!

Baltimore Magazine's Best of Baltimore Party is back with a dapper Mad Men theme, and The Family Tree is proud to be the benefiting charity. Be our guest and get $10 off your ticket! › Learn More

Talking to Kids about Tragedy

Acts of violence can confuse and frighten your child, and they will look to you for help with their feelings and guidance on how to react. Here are tips for how to talk about recent tragedies in the news. › Learn More


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Adam's Story

Adam was not really involved in his daughters' life until her mother abandoned them.  Then, Adam found himself homeless and responsible for raising his daughter alone. He was lost until he found The Family Tree's MENS program. The program helped him find housing, a job, and the support he needed to build a strong relationship with his child.  For the first time, he had choices in life.


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Enough Abuse Campaign

The Family Tree (Prevent Child Abuse Maryland) is leading the charge to prevent child sexual abuse in Maryland. Be part of the solution.

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Lives Changed

In comparison to when I entered the support group, my boys have improved tremendously. My sons have gone from having 36 school absentee days, to my 9-year-old recently receiving all As and one B and my 12-year-old continually making the honor roll. It is amazing.

~ Brad, Parents Anonymous® Parent