Office for Children & Families

11/2/2016 OCF Releases the 2016 Community Needs Assessment:  The purpose of the assessment was to gather local data regarding the current needs of children, youth and families in Frederick County, community strengths and areas for improvement and available and needed programs services, and resources.  The findings of this assessment will be used by OCF and the LMB to plan, develop and implement services and strategies in Frederick County to improve outcomes for children, youth and families and 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

This assessment is being shared with the residents and agencies in our community as an informational and planning resource. For more information, please contact the Office for Children and Families at 301-600-1063. 



About the Office


The Frederick County Office for Children and Families, home of the Local Management Board, 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 center and family focused
  • Targeting resources to families with the greatest needs
  • Implementing a monitoring system to determine client and cost outcomes

Vision Statement


Partnering with the community to improve results for children and families.