About Us

The Family Tree is Maryland’s leading child abuse and neglect prevention center, providing the education and support parents need to raise healthy, productive children. Through proven, effective programs, we break the cycle of abuse, improving individual families, impacting future generations, and strengthening our society as a whole.

Each year, we reach more than 21,000 individuals with research-based programs and services that empower families and provide support to communities... that doesn't even account for our public awareness efforts! Our services range from a single conversation on our Parenting HelpLine, to a supportive relationship that can last a lifetime. They include:

  • Parenting Classes
  • Home Visiting
  • Family Counseling
  • Children & Youth Services
  • Parent Leadership & Support Groups
  • 24/7 Parenting HelpLine
  • Community Education, Outreach & Training
  • Public Policy & Advocacy

We take seriously our role as stewards of the next generation and know that our ability to raise healthy children who will lead tomorrow’s communities requires smart and innovative thinking today.

Learn more about our cause, our history and our organizational profile.