DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Alvin C. Collins, Secretary of Human Resources (410) 767-7109

Lois Y. Whitaker, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-7107
A. Susan Fernandez, Esq., Deputy Secretary for Planning, Legislation, & Innovation (410) 767-8964
Lynda G. Fox, Deputy Secretary for Programs & Local Operations (410) 767-7486

Linda M. Heisner, Executive Director, Child-Care Administration (410) 767-7128
Clifford P. Layman, Executive Director, Child-Support Enforcement Administration (410) 767-7674
Denese F. Maker, Executive Director, Community Services Administration (410) 767-7350
Kevin P. Mahon, Executive Director of Family Investment (410) 767-7338
Linda D. Ellard, State Director of Social Services (410) 767-7216
Catherine M. Shultz, Principal Counsel (410) 767-7726

311 West Saratoga St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 - 3521
(410) 767-7000
1-800-332-6347 (toll free)
1-800-732-7850 (toll free, in Spanish)
e-mail: mddhr@mail.state.md.us
fax: (410) 333-0392
TTY: (410) 767-7025
World Wide Web: http://www.dhr.state.md.us/dhr/


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(N00A01, formerly 33.01.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $6,512,382
FY1998 authorized positions: 106.5
Alvin C. Collins, Secretary of Human Resources (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent)
(410) 767-7109
e-mail: acollins@mail.state.md.us

COUNTY & CITY DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES

(N00G00, formerly 33.07.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $1,027,811,185
FY1998 authorized positions: 5,611.6

OPERATIONS

(N00E01, formerly 33.05.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $11,029,477
FY1998 authorized positions: 142
Lois Y. Whitaker, Deputy Secretary for Operations
(410) 767-7107
e-mail: lwhitake@umbc.edu

CHILD-SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION

(N00H00, formerly 33.08.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $47,639,107
FY1998 authorized positions: 79.5
Clifford P. Layman, Executive Director (410) 767-7674
Louis Curry III, Deputy Director (410) 767-7065

PLANNING, LEGISLATION, & INNOVATION

A. Susan Fernandez, Esq., Deputy Secretary for Planning, Legislation, & Innovation
(410) 767-8964
e-mail: sfernand@umbc.edu

Cynthia C. Story, Executive Director (410) 767-7647

PROGRAMS & LOCAL OPERATIONS

Lynda G. Fox, Deputy Secretary for Programs & Local Operations
(410) 767-7486
e-mail: foxl@mail.dhr.state.md

CHILD-CARE ADMINISTRATION

(N00D01, formerly 33.04.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $17,274,808
FY1998 authorized positions: 165.5
Linda M. Heisner, Executive Director (410) 767-7128
Patricia A. Jennings, Deputy Director (410) 767-7798

COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(N00C01, formerly 33.03.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $46,941,196
FY1998 authorized positions: 53
Denese F. Maker, Executive Director (410) 767-7350

FAMILY INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATION

(N00I00, formerly 33.09.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $23,269,964
FY1998 authorized positions: 114.7
Kevin P. Mahon, Executive Director of Family Investment (410) 767-7338

SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(N00B00, formerly 33.02.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $16,651,432
FY1998 authorized positions: 73
Linda D. Ellard, State Director of Social Services (410) 767-7216
Joyce T. Mitchell, Deputy Director (410) 767-7684


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Under the Office of Adult and Family Services within the Community Services Administration, this unit was incorporated into Community-Based Services in March 1997.

CERTIFIED ADULT RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM
Under the Office of Adult and Family Services within the Community Services Administration, this unit in March 1997 became part of Home-Based Services.

DIVISION OF INNOVATION
Under Planning, Legislation, and Innovation, this division was disbanded in 1996.

DIVISION OF PLANNING
Under Planning, Legislation, and Innovation, this division was disbanded in 1996.

IN-HOME AIDE SERVICES
Under the Office of Adult and Family Services within the Community Services Administration, this unit in March 1997 became part of Home-Based Services.

OFFICE OF CHILD-PLACEMENT RESOURCES
Under the Social Services Administration, in 1996, Office functions were reassigned to the Office of Administrative Services.

OFFICE OF EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Social Services Administration, renamed Office of Administrative Services in 1996.

OFFICE OF FEDERAL FUNDING INITIATIVES
Under the Social Services Administration, Office functions were transferred in 1996 to the Office of Research, Special Projects, Planning, and Legislation.

OFFICE OF INTERCEPTS & ADJUSTMENTS
Under Child-Support Enforcement Administration, reorganized in 1996.

OFFICE OF INTERSTATE OPERATIONS
Under Child-Support Enforcement Administration, merged in 1996 with Office of Service Delivery to form Interstate and Local Services Division under Office of Local Services.

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL
Under Operations, renamed Office of Human Resource Development and Training in 1996.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & PROJECTS MANAGEMENT
Under Social Services Administration, renamed Office of Research, Special Projects, Planning, and Legislation in 1996

OFFICE OF PROGRAM INITIATIVES
Under Child-Support Enforcement Administration, reorganized in 1996 as Collection Programs and Initiatives Division under Office of Collections Management.

OFFICE OF PROGRAM REVIEW & MONITORING
Under the Social Services Administration, Office functions were transferred in 1996 to the Office of Research, Special Projects, Planning, and Legislation.

OFFICE OF PROJECT INDEPENDENCE MANAGEMENT
Formerly directly under the Deputy Secretary for Programs and Local Operations, the Office was reorganized as Office of Work Opportunities and placed under the Family Investment Administration in 1996.

OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION
Renamed Office of Public Relations in March 1997.

OFFICE OF SERVICE DELIVERY
Under Child-Support Enforcement Administration, merged in 1996 with Office of Interstate Operations to form Interstate and Local Services Division under Office of Local Services.

RESPITE CARE PROGRAM
Under the Office of Adult and Family Services within the Community Services Administration, this unit in March 1997 became part of Home-Based Services.

SOCIAL SERVICES TO ADULTS
Under the Office of Adult and Family Services within the Community Services Administration, this unit was incorporated into Community-Based Services in March 1997.

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