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Maryland Adoption Directory

 

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

 

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State Adoption Specialist

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Maryland Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
Stephanie Johnson-Pettaway
311 W. Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-7506
Fax: (410) 330-0127
World Wide Web: http://www.dhr.state.md.us/adopt.htm
E-mail: spettawa@dhr.state.md.us

State Foster Care Manager
Maryland Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
Sharon Hargrove
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-7713
Fax: (410) 333-6556
World Wide Web: http://www.dhr.state.md.us/foster/index.html
E-mail: shargrov@dhr.state.md.us

State Licensing Specialist
Maryland Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
Grace Turner
311 W. Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-7903
E-mail: gturner@dhr.state.md.us

State ICPC Administrator
Maryland Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-7506
Fax: (410) 333-0922
E-mail: spettwa@dhr.state.md.us

State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Maryland Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
Maryland's Waiting Children
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-7359
Toll Free: (800) 392-3678
World Wide Web: http://www.adopt.org/md
E-mail: mare@dhr.state.md.us

State Reunion Registry
Maryland Mutual Consent Voluntary Adoption Registry
Social Services Administration
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3251
(410) 767-7423
Toll Free: (800) 392-3678
World Wide Web: http://www.dhr.state.md.us/voladopr.htm
E-mail: gmetzger@dhr.state.md.us or jtaylor3@dhr.state.md.us

State Confidential Intermediary Service
Maryland Mutual Consent Voluntary Adoption Registry
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3251
(410) 767-7372
Toll Free: (800) 392-3678
World Wide Web: http://www.dhr.state.md.us/voladopr.htm
E-mail: gmetzger@dhr.state.md.us or jtaylor3@dhr.state.md.us

Attorney Referral Service
Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Bar Center, 520 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 685-7878
Toll Free: (800) 492-1964
Fax: (410) 837-1016
World Wide Web: http://www.msba.org
E-mail: msba@msba.org

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Local Public Agencies

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Howard
7121 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 872-4204

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Calvert
200 Duke Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678-0100
(410) 286-2100

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Kent
P.O. Box 670
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 810-7600

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Caroline
P.O. Box 100
Denton, MD 21629-1229
(410) 479-5900

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Montgomery
401 Hungerford Drive, 5th floor
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 777-1245
Fax: (240) 777-1494

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Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Garrett
12578 Garett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550-0556
(301) 533-3000

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Harford
2 S. Bond Street
Bel Air, MD 21014-3736
(410) 836-4787

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Anne Arundel
80 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1787
(410) 269-4500

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Queen Anne's
120 Broadway Street
Centreville, MD 21617
(410) 758-8000

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Baltimore County
6401 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 853-3340

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Wicomico
201 Baptist Street
Salisbury, MD 21802-2298
(410) 543-6900

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Allegany
1 Frederick Street
Cumberland, MD 21502-1420
(301) 784-7000

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Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: St. Mary's
23110 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(240) 895-7000

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Carroll
10 Distillery Drive
Westminster, MD 21157-4847
(410) 386-3300

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Cecil
170 E. Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-0100

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Somerset
30397 Mt. Vernon Road
Princess Anne, MD 21853
(410) 677-4200

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Charles
P.O. Box 1010
La Plata, MD 20646-1010
(301) 392-6400

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Talbot
P.O. Box 1479
Easton, MD 21601-3081
(410) 822-1617

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Worcester
P.O. Box 39
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1127
(410) 677-6800

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Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Baltimore City
1510 Guildford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202-2882
(410) 361-4600

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Dorchester
627 Race Street
Cambridge, MD 21613-2531
(410) 901-4100

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Frederick
P.O. Box 237
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-4555

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Prince George's
805 Bright Seat Road
Landover, MD 20785-4723
(301) 909-2000

Maryland Department of Social Services
Counties Served: Washington
P.O. Box 1419
Hagerstown, MD 21741-1419
(240) 420-2100

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies

(* Indicates Agencies with Intercountry Programs)

*Adoption Resource Center, Inc.
6630 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 205-A
Baltimore, MD 21228
(410) 744-6393
Fax: (410) 744-1533
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionresource.com/
E-mail: adoptrc@aol.com

*Adoption Service Information Agency, Inc. (ASIA)
7720 Alaska Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 726-7193
Fax: (202) 722-4928
World Wide Web: http://www.asia-adopt.org
E-mail: ASIAadopt@aol.com

*Adoption Service Information Agency, Inc. (ASIA)
8555 16th Street, Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-7068
Fax: (301) 587-3869
World Wide Web: http://www.asia-adopt.org
E-mail: ASIAadopt@aol.com

*Adoptions Forever
5830 Hubbard Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 468-1818
Fax: (301) 881-7871
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionsforever.com
E-mail: adopt@adoptionsforever.com

*Adoptions Together Inc.
5750 Executive Drive, Suite 107
Baltimore, MD 21228
(410) 869-0620
Fax: (410) 869-8419
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionstogether.org
E-mail: adoptionworks@adoptionstogether.org

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*Adoptions Together Inc.
10230 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 439-2900
Fax: (301) 439-9334
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionstogether.org
E-mail: adoptionworks@adoptionstogether.org

*America World Adoption Association
6723 Whittier Avenue, Suite 406
McLean, VA 22101
(703) 356-8447
Toll Free: (800) 429-3369
World Wide Web: http://www.america-world.org
E-mail: info@awaa.org

Associated Catholic Charities
Archdiocese of Baltimore
1 E. Mt. Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 659-4031
Fax: (410) 659-4060

*Barker Foundation, The
7945 MacArthur Boulevard, Room 206
Cabin John, MD 20818
(301) 229-8300
Toll Free: (800) 673-8489
Fax: (301) 229-0074
World Wide Web: http://www.barkerfoundation.org
E-mail: info@barkerfoundation.org

*Bethany Christian Services
2130 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite 9
Crofton, MD 21114-2466
(410) 721-2835
Fax: (410) 721-5523
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org/maryland
E-mail: bcscrofton@bethany.org

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Board of Child Care
3300 Gaither Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
(410) 922-2100
Fax: (410) 922-7830
World Wide Web: http://www.boardofchildcare.org
E-mail: info@boardofchildcare.org

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington D.C.
1438 Rhode Island Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 526-4100
World Wide Web: http://www.catholiccharities.org

Catholic Charities, Inc.
Delaware Diocese
1405 Wesley Drive
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-1121
Fax: (410) 543-0510
E-mail: ccsal@ce.net

*Cradle of Hope Adoption Center, Inc.
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 310
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-4400
Fax: (301) 588-3091
World Wide Web: http://www.cradlehope.org/
E-mail: cradle@cradlehope.org

*Creative Adoptions, Inc.
10750 Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 108
Columbia, MD 21044
(301) 596-1521
Fax: (301) 596-0346
World Wide Web: http://www.creativeadoptions.org/
E-mail: cai@creativeadoptions.org

*Datz Foundation
16220 Frederick Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 258-0629
Fax: (301) 921-6689
World Wide Web: http://www.datzfound.com
E-mail: markeckman@hotmail.com

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Family and Child Services of Washington, D.C., Inc.
5301 76th Avenue
Landover Hills, MD 20784
(301) 459-4121, Ext: 334
Fax: (202) 371-0863
World Wide Web: http://www.familyandchildservices.org

Family and Children's Society
204 West Lanvale Street
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 669-9000
Fax: (410) 728-2972

Family Building Center
The Mercantile-Towson Building, 409 Washington Avenue, Suite 920
Towson, MD 21204-4903
(410) 494-8112

*Frank Adoption Center
9 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 682-5025
Fax: (301) 682-5026

*Holy Cross Child Placement Agency, Inc.
St. John's Episcopal Church, 6701 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 907-6887
Fax: (202) 237-2846

*International Children's Alliance
8807 Colesville Road, 3rd Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 495-9710
Fax: (301) 495-9790
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptica.org
E-mail: adoptionop@aol.com

*International Children's Alliance
7029 River Oak Court
Clarksville, MD 21029
(443) 535-9020
Fax: (443) 535-9019

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*International Families, Inc.
613 Hawkesburg Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 622-2406
World Wide Web: http://www.ifichild.com
E-mail: ifichild@aol.com

*International Social Service
American Branch, Inc.
700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230-3850
(410) 230-2734
Fax: (410) 230-2741
World Wide Web: http://www.iss-usa.org
E-mail: jselinske@lirs.org

Jewish Family Services - Adoption Alliances
6 Park Center Court, McDonogh Crossroads,Suite 211
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 466-9200
Fax: (410) 664-0551
World Wide Web: http://www.jfs.org
E-mail: jfs@jfs.org

Jewish Social Services Agency of Metropolitan Washington
6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852-4880
(301) 881-3700
Fax: (301) 770-8471

LDS Family Services
172 Thomas Johnson Drive, #200
MD
(301) 434-0080
Fax: (301) 662-8737

*Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7410 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 434-0080
Fax: (202) 723-3303
World Wide Web: http://www.lssnca.org
E-mail: greenberg@lssnca.org

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*Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
4406 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20011-7124
(202) 723-3000
Fax: (202) 723-3303
World Wide Web: http://www.lssnca.org
E-mail: greenberg@lssnca.org

*New Family Foundation
5537 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 440
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 715-4828

Rainbow Christian Services
6000 Davis Blvd
Camp Springs, MD 20746
(301) 899-3200

The Kennedy Krieger Institute
2901 East Biddle Street
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 502-9533
Fax: (410) 502-8160

*Tressler Adoption Services of Maryland
Maritime Center 1 at Pointe Breeze, 2200 Broening Highway, Suite 110
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 633-6900
Fax: (410) 633-7934
World Wide Web: http://www.tressler.org
E-mail: rhoyle@tressler.org

Tressler Lutheran Services
836 South Geoirge Street
York, PA 17403
(717) 845-9113
Fax: (717) 852-8439

*World Child International
9300 Colombia Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-3000
Fax: (301) 585-7879
World Wide Web: http://www.worldchild.org/
E-mail: info@worldchild.org

*World Child International
207 Brooks Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 977-8339
Fax: (301) 608-2425
World Wide Web: http://www.worldchild.org/
E-mail: info@worldchild.org

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

Adoption Together
Jennifer Geipe
5750 Executive Drive, Suite 107
Baltimore, MD 21228
(410) 869-0620
Fax: (410) 869-8419
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionstogether.org
E-mail: caf@adoptiontogether.org

Adoptive Families and Friends
Sharon Wallick
3936 Southview Court
Jefferson, MD 21755
(301) 473-8477

Adoptive Families and Friends
Deb Wasserbach
1815 Beaver Creek Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
World Wide Web: http://www.members.aol.com/Dwasserba/info.html
E-mail: Dwasserba@aol.com

Adoptive Families on the Move
Margurite Addison
8255 Streamwood Drive
Pikersville, MD 21208
(410) 496-6861

Allegany County Department of Social Services
Charlene Platter
PO Box 1420
Cumberland, MD 21501-1420
(301) 729-1727
Fax: (301) 784-7211
E-mail: cplatter@dhr.state.md.us

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Association for Single Adoptive Parents
Susan Tramposh
P.O. Box 3618
Merrifield, VA 22116-9998
(703) 521-0632

Baltimore Adopted Support PG
Doris Duncan
531 East Coldspring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 323-6468

Barker Foundation Parents of Adopted Adolescents Group
7945 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 206
Cabin John, MD 20818
(301) 229-8300
Toll Free: (800) 673-8489
Fax: (301) 229-0074
World Wide Web: http://www.barkerfoundation.org
E-mail: bfinfo@atlantech.net

Center for Adoption Support and Education, Inc. (C.A.S.E.)
11120 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 205
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 593-9200
Fax: (301) 593-9203
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionsupport.org
E-mail: caseadopt@adoptionsupport.org

Center for Adoptive Families
10230 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 439-2900
Toll Free: (401) 869-0620
Fax: (301) 439-9334
World Wide Web: http://www.adoptionstogether.org/support
E-mail: caf@adoptionstogether.org

Cherry Hill Grandparent Support Group
Ethel Ellison
637 Hillview Road
Baltimore, MD 21225
(410) 355-0384
Fax: (410) 355-0384

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DSS Adoptive Parents
Joyce Richardson
2310 1/2 Madison Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 383-8840
Fax: (410) 545-7472
E-mail: joyri@prodigy.net

Familes With Children from China - Central Maryland
P.O. Box 2392
Coliumbia, MD 21045
E-mail: fccmd@yahoo.com

Families Adopting Children Everywhere and North American Council on Adoptable Children Representative
Clyde Tolley
P.O. Box 28058
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 488-2656
World Wide Web: http://www.face2000.org
E-mail: Famadopt2000@aol.com

FCC Central Maryland
Jim Sanders
11850 Blue Freeway
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 740-2164
E-mail: Jsanders@comcast.net

Kinship Center Counsulting Services
Claudia Dock
11 E Mt. Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 265-6177
Fax: (410) 685-2364

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Latin America Parents Association of the National Capital Region
Sheila Mooney
P.O. Box 4403
Silver Spring, MD 20904-4403
(301) 431-3407
World Wide Web: http://www.lapa.com
E-mail: info@lapa.com

Maryland Adoption
12600 War Admiral Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 258-2664
E-mail: Callahanea@aol.com

MD League of Foster & Adoptive Parents
Deborah Greene
11 E Mt. Royal Avenue, Suite 2 B
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 385-2715
Fax: (410) 685-2364

One Church One Child
c/o The Peoples Community Baptist Church
Kimberly Campbell
31 Norwood Road
Silver Spring, MD 20905
(301) 384-2601

Prince George's County Foster Parent Association
805 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785-4723
(301) 249-2748

Prince George's County Foster Parent Association
Mildred Stewart
11809 Cleaver Drive
Mitchville, MD 20721
(301) 249-2748
Fax: (301) 249-8756
E-mail: beasleystewart@hotmail.com

Stars of David International Inc.
Jewish Family Services
Gail Lipsitz
5750 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 466-9200, Ext: 234
Fax: (410) 664-0551
World Wide Web: http://www.starsofdavid.org
E-mail: jfs@jfs.org

Support Group for Adoptive Foster Parents
11 East Mount Royal Avenue, Suite 2B
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 385-2715

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Adoptee Birthfamily Connection
P.O. Box 115
Rocky Ridge, MD 21778
(301) 271-3037

Adoptees in Search
Joanne Small
P.O. Box 41016
Bethesda, MD 20824
(301) 656-8555
Fax: (301) 652-2106
E-mail: AIS20824@aol.com

Adoptions Together, Inc. Birthparent Support Group
10230 New Hampshire, Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 439-2900
Fax: (301) 439-9334
E-mail: adoptintl@aol.com

Barker Foundation Adult Adoptee Support Group
7945 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 206
Cabin John, MD 20818
(301) 229-8300

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Marjorie Koch
P.O. Box 151
Mount Airy, MD 21777

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
DC Metro Branch
Linda Clausen
P.O. Box 15258
Chevy Chase, MD 20825
(202) 966-1640
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org
E-mail: LEC9@aol.com

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Laura Lewis
14914 Nighthawk Lane
Bowie, MD 20716-1033

Concerned United Birthparents, Baltimore Area
Margaret McMorrow
327 Dogwood Road
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 544-0083
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Lost or Found
7290 Shirley Drive
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 820-5138

Metro Reunion Registry
An International Registry
Earle Barnes
6439 Woodridge Road
Alexandria, VA 22312-1336
World Wide Web: http://www.MetroReunionRegistry.org
E-mail: earle.barnes@acenet.com

Searchlight, Inc.,
P.O. Box 441
Glen Dale, MD 20769
(410) 262-8894

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