Raising families up.

The Family Tree leads Maryland in preventing child abuse, connects caring communities, and builds strong families to improve society for generations. As the Maryland chapter 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.

Party With Baltimore's Best on Aug. 17th!

For over 20 years, The Family Tree has been the benefiting charity of Baltimore's hottest party of the summer. Attend, sponsor and/or join our ticket committee to help us raise even more for families in need! › Learn More

Turning Harsh Verbal Discipline Around

If only there were magic words that made parenting easier. Fortunately, there are strategies that can help when things get challenging. Let's turn things around. › 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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24-Hour Parenting HelpLine

The Family Tree's 24-hour HelpLine is designed for parents like you. We provide free and confidential advice, community resources, and support for parents and caregivers. Call today at 800-243-8337!

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Lives Changed

Knowledge, education and support are what every parent needs. Unfortunately, parenting today is not the same as it was in my father’s day. The Family Tree really showed me that it’s an honor to be a parent, and a blessing, too.

~ Adam, Parents Anonymous® Parent