Maryland Coalition of Families

Maryland

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
~~" Founded by a coalition of family support organizations, MCF was incorporated in 1999 as a nonprofit organization. MCF changed its name from "Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health" to the "Maryland Coalition of Families" in 2016. MCF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of at least 51% adult caregivers of a child or adolescent with a diagnosable emotional or behavioral disability. All of our family support staff are parents who have cared for a loved one with behavioral health needs and have been trained to help other families. “
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Maryland Coalition of Families
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