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.

Request an ACEs Presentation

Submit a request for an official ACE Interface training on behalf of your organization or community group. › Learn More

Help our families during the holidays!

Share the gift of holiday joy! Help us make the holidays brighter for parents involved in our programs. Please donate new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls ages 0-16 to our Holiday Gift Center. › Learn More

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Amy and Bill's Story

Amy and Bill thought they had all the knowledge they needed to raise their children. They quickly learned just how challengng it is as they struggled to raise their four year old. With another child on the way, they knew they needed help. Amy and Bill attended parenting classes and learned new ways to discipline their son, communicate, and help him grow happy and healthy.


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

When mom got off the phone with the Parenting HelpLine, she was no longer angry. She apologized for raising her voice and gave us all a big hug. Things are so much better now.

~ Katie, Parenting HelpLine participant