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.

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Tori's Story

Tori, a single mom, was at the end of her rope after a stressful night with her four children. She felt desperate and overwhelmed at the thought of raising her children on her own. Tori remembered the Parenting HelpLine, picked up the phone and placed the call. It was a lifeline for her - in this moment of crisis and when she just needed advice here and there.


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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

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

~ Bobby, Parenting HelpLine participant