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.

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

Upcoming Events for You!

Creating positive childhoods for ALL children IS possible. Attend one of our upcoming events to help. › 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 a part of the solution.

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Lives Changed

The Walk for Maryland's Children was great! I loved the family fair and all the activities and free things they had to give away. My kids loved it!

~ Deb, Walk For Maryland's Children participant