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

Wed., May 3rd: An Unforgettable Night

The Great Chefs’ Dinner is one of Maryland’s finest culinary events, and The Family Tree’s largest fundraiser. This year's event will feature a 5-course meal from James Beard award-winning chefs Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook. Reserve your seat today. › Learn More


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Tori's Story

A stressful night trying to parent her four children had this single mom at the end of her rope. Tori felt desperate and overwhelmed at the thought of raising her children on her own. She remembered the Parenting HelpLine, picked up the phone and placed the call.  It was a lifeline for her. It gave her hope she could make it.


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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

Grandma was not used to caring for three kids. The Parenting HelpLine gave her the help she needed.

~ Bobby, Parenting HelpLine participant