Welcome to the Maryland Resource Parent Association!

Our Mission is to provide support service to all Resource Families in the state of Maryland. Membership in the Association shall be open to all Resource Parents.

MRPA supports foster, adoptive, kinship and guardianship parents all across the state of Maryland. Whether you are a current resource parent, a prospective resource parent, or a child welfare professional, MRPA is there to support you. We realize it takes all of us working together to give children in need a stable, loving family.

Resources for Parents

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Recent News & Articles

Exciting Opportunity for MRPA Families to Attend the Mid-Atlantic Campference for FREE!  Act Fast & Register by 6/23!

Attention all MRPA families and friends! The NewFound Families of Virginia is sponsoring its first Mid-Atlantic Campference for adoptive, foster and kinship families from June 29 through July 2, 2017. The Big News? The Maryland Resource Parents Association is excited...
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Fall 2017 White House Internship Program

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     May 24, 2017 Fall 2017 White House Internship Program The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open. The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EDT on June 16,...
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We Belong Together: Camp-ference For Families and Workers

Announcing our upcoming 'Camp-Ference for Families and Workers' June 29 - July 2nd. Visit this Event for full details!
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