About Us

Frederick County Office for Children & Families (OCF)

The Office for Children and Families seeks to create a more efficient and effective system of care for the children and families of Frederick County through:
  • Developing service, family, community, and financial partnerships
  • Designing goal-directed services that are client centered and family focused
  • Targeting resources to families with the greatest needs
  • Implementing a monitoring system to determine client and cost outcomes

Frederick County Local Management Board (LMB)

Maryland mandates that all counties have an agency to oversee services to children and families in an effort to minimize duplication of these services. The LMB guides OCF in governing, allocating resources, monitoring and evaluating family services.

The LMB is composed of 49% private membership and 51% public membership. The private members are parents, business leaders, private providers, and other citizen representatives. The public members are: