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.

School is starting soon!

School will be starting up again soon, and that means your child could be experiencing some fear and apprehension about their next grade level, especially if they are coming into a new school. But this can be a stress-free experience! › Learn More

Brent A. Rosenberg Family Fair & Walk

Join us on Saturday, November 8th for the 5th Annual Brent A. Rosenberg Family Fair & Walk. Teams forming now. Come and Walk in support of Maryland's Families. › Learn More


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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

My mom learned about the building blocks to a healthy family, how to effectively communicate with children and that kids learn at a different rate.

~ Jaycine, Home Visiting participant

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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