Raising families up.

The Family Tree leads Maryland in preventing child abuse, connects caring communities, and builds strong families to improve society for generations. A national affiliate 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.

Baltimore's Best Fall Family Event

Join us for our 7th annual FamFest on Sat., October 1st at the Weinberg Y in Waverly! From football clinics with the Ravens and scenic walks to LEGO challenges and meal prep demos - this is the only fall festival your family will need for fun, learning and connection! › Learn More

Mental Health First Aid Trainings

This Fall, we are offering groundbreaking 8-hour training courses that help trainees identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health or substance use problem and to connect them with appropriate support and resources. › 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 part of the solution.

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Lives Changed

The parenting program pushed me to come to terms with my own abilities and willingness to change because I wanted to for myself and I needed to as support for my girlfriend.

~ Ward, Parenting Training Programs participant