Providing Solutions. Preventing Child Abuse.

The Family Tree is Maryland's leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving our community by providing families with proven solutions to prevent child abuse and neglect. A national affiliate of Parents Anonymous®, Prevent Child Abuse America, and The National Exchange Club Foundation, The Family Tree offers volunteer-supported programs and services that aide and educate individuals, families, and communities.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

It is also the month The Family Tree is launching its fifth year of Stand For Maryland's Children-Pinwheels for Prevention program in Maryland. Do you stand for Maryland's children? › Learn More

Look at our new Great Chefs' website!

The Family Tree has a new website for its Great Chefs' Dinner. Click below and you can learn more about the chef, the committee, the sponsors and make a donation! Thanks to D3CORP for creating this beautiful site! › Learn More


Family Stories › View All


Simone's Story

Simone was a mom from suburbia at the top of her profession with a beautiful four-month-old son. She was back working full time despite being depressed. Her husband, dutiful as he was, saw himself as the primary bread winner and was rarely home. This left Simone alone to cope with Mikey, who cried hours on end. The couple had few friends and family nearby and the isolation exacerbated Simone’s feelings of helplessness. Exhausted, overwhelmed and barely able to cope, Simone started having thoughts of killing her baby. She felt guilty and ashamed because she loved her son and wanted to be a good mother. Thankfully, she reached for the phone and called The Family Tree Parenting HelpLine instead.





Lives Changed

The Parents Anonymous® support group has helped me to go on, to say the way I’m doing it just isn’t working and to take a breath. I learned that you can worry all you want, but that doesn’t change things. You learn how to handle those everyday storms, when they refuse to do homework or break curfew.

~ Joy, PA parent

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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Programs & Events › View All



APR
MONDAY
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6:00pm

Parents Anonymous Support Group

A parents support group open to the public to talk and receive help with parent-child issues.


APR
TUESDAY
22

9:00am

Parents Anonymous Support Group

A parents support group open to the public to talk and receive help with parent-child issues.