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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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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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

The biggest thing I have gotten is knowledge. I can consistently go back and refer to what I learned when something comes up and I’m not sure how to handle it. And I can pass on what I learned to other parents with young children.

~ Sharice, Parenting Training Programs participant