Family Services

Who We Are

Catholic Charities Family Services provides state-of-the-art behavioral health, child welfare, special education, early childhood and family-development services.  Known for creativity, innovation, excellence, and our nationally-recognized Family-Provider Partnership, the programs of C&FS focus on building and unifying families and helping families and individuals of all ages to achieve healthier lives.

“Thank you all for giving me my daughter back.  I knew she was in there somewhere and you have given her back to me.  I will never forget what you have done for us.”  - From a parent of a child who attended Villa Maria school. 

Where We Provide Services

Family Services serves children from all over the State of Maryland in its residential programs.  Counseling services are available in Central and Western Maryland to children, youth, adults and families.  Most other services listed below are available to children, youth and families in the Central Maryland region.

“Villa Maria has been a very valuable source of support and a very valuable counseling program.  It has been a very productive part of my grandson’s growth.”    -  from a grandparent involved in family therapy at one of our Behavioral Health Clinics.

How to Get Specific Information

Information about any of our services can be obtained by calling (410) 252-4700 and letting the receptionist know which program(s) you are interested in knowing more about.  You will then be transferred or referred to an individual who can assist you.  You may also send an e-mail to to request information. 

“The staff and our involvement in the program has saved our family. We were on a downward slide that none of our other plans or treatments could seem to stop. The unique nature of the programs involvement with the family at home helped us turn things around.  We are and will continue to be grateful to everyone involved. “ - from a parent in our Timonium After School Program.

For more specific information about any program, please click on any of the services or programs listed below.  To download our complete Services Reference Guide, please click here.

Our Services and Programs

Community Resources

Center for Family Services

Educational Services

Residential Services

Family Resources

Volunteer Resources


Click here for information about our Joint Commission Accreditation.

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Family Services is proudly accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. The Joint Commission’s behavioral health care standards address important functions relating to the care of individuals served and the management of behavioral health care organizations. The standards are developed in consultation with behavioral health care experts, providers, measurement experts, individuals served and their families.

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

Family Services is committed to working with consumers for any concerns about care, treatment, or services provided in any of our programs. Please contact us for any concerns about the safety and quality of the individual served by calling, 667-600-3000.  If after our attempts to resolve any concern that you may have, you still believe that you have pertinent and valid information about such matters, you may contact the Joint Commission field representatives in writing. Information presented to the Joint Commission will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Such correspondence should be addressed to:

The Joint Commission

One Renaissance Blvd.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181