MCF Offers Parent Partner Program in Washington County

Tara Wetherell - Saturday, June 05, 2021
Maryland Coalition of Families is partnering with the state‚Äôs Social Services Administration (SSA) to offer Parent Partners, a pilot program in Washington County to support families involved with child welfare. Parent Partners have been used in other states across the country to help create successful outcomes for families. In this model, parents who become involved wit ..

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The American Rescue Plan Provides Cash Payments to Families of Children

Nicki Gardes - Saturday, June 05, 2021
The White House recently announced that qualifying American families with children will begin receiving direct cash payments in July under a new child benefit created by the American Rescue Plan. The recent legislation, designed to help low- and middle-income families, increased the maximum annual credit from $2,000 per child (under 17) in 2020 to $3,000 per child (unde ..

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