Welcome to the Maryland Resource Parent Association!

We assist Foster, Kinship, Adoptive and Guardianship parents with resources that can make your role easier.

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.

Our Mission

Recent News

MRPA Board of Directors Call In Meeting Ths, 6/27: Join Us!

Our next MRPA Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 27th at 8pm. All are welcome to join to listen in on the current happenings at MRPA. Please join us by teleconference at the number, below.  Dial-in number: 515-604-9754 Access code: 114007 PIN:...

Save the Date: Cascade Lake Day is Coming Saturday, August 10th!

Registration will open on July 8th, so mark your calendars now! Watch for further announcements about the details for registration. We hope to see you and your family at the event!

Spots Still Available for June 24th Event: Working Together to Create Safe Spaces in My Home

MRPA would like to share this update from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. We still have spots for this upcoming Resource Parent Training in Washington County! Monday, 6/24/19 Working Together to Create Safe Spaces in My Home Frederick Co. DSS - 1888...

U of MD School of Social Work: June & July Webinars!

MRPA would like to notify our resource parents of these upcoming events being offered by the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Please join us for these added upcoming Webinars! Tuesday June 4, 2019, 7:00-8:00pm: Children in Foster Care - Understanding the...

Child Welfare Academy Spring Training

MRPA would like to share this upcoming event sponsored by Foster Love - DHS - Washington County. Begin forward of the invitation: We still have spots for our upcoming Resource Parent Training in Washington County! Tuesday, 5/14/19 Teach Your Child to Chill Washington...

Register Now! Resource Parent Spring Conference: March 23, 2019

Reminder! Be sure to register for our upcoming Spring conference! Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00am - 4:30pm Chesapeake College 1000 College Circle Wye Mills, MD 21679 REGISTER HERE Please join the Maryland Resource Parent Association, Department of Human Services, and...

MRPA Board Meeting 3/5/19

Our next MRPA Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for March 5th at 8pm. Please join us by teleconference at the number, below. All are welcome! Dial-in number: 515-604-9754 Access code: 114007 PIN: 5452

MRPA Board Meeting 2/5/2019

Our next MRPA Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for February 5th at 8pm. Please join us by teleconference at the number, below. All are welcome! Dial-in number: 515-604-9754 Access code: 114007 PIN: 5452

Save the Date: Resource Parent Spring Conference

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00am - 4:30pm Chesapeake College 1000 College Circle Wye Mills, MD 21679 REGISTER HERE Please join the Maryland Resource Parent Association, Department of Human Services, and the Child Welfare Academy, in conjunction with the local...

MD DHS Resource Parent Spring, 2019 Training Calendar

Printable and Downloadable Version HERE

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