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

Foster Parent Engagement and the Court Process Panel (Volunteers Requested)

Hello everyone. The Maryland Resource Parent Association received the below note from the Department of Juvenile and Family Services, Administrative Office of the Courts-Programs Department and the University of Maryland, school of Social work. We have been asked to...

Hello everyone. The Maryland Resource Parent Association received the below note from the Department of Juvenile and Family Services, Administrative Office of the Courts-Programs Department and the University of Maryland, school of Social work. We have been asked to...

Ready by 21: Western Maryland College Tour and Open House

Fyi, there is a food service planned for Allegany College, so please confirm your registration by October 10th if you plan to attend that tour. Thank you! [pdf-embedder url="http://www.mrpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/RB21-College-Tour-Flyer.pdf" title="RB21...

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