Howard County Child Services (Maryland)

Search for Howard County, Maryland child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.


Howard County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the MD State, Howard County, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth in Howard County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Howard County foster care and adoption services.

Columbia Department of Social Services Columbia MD 7121 Columbia Gateway Drive 21046 410-872-8700


A Howard County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Howard County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other Maryland social services.

The Howard County Health Department WIC Office Columbia MD 7180 Columbia Gateway Drive 21046 410-313-7510