Social Services

We provide opportunities for County residents to become independent, responsible, and stable community members. We proudly serve families, children, and vulnerable adults.

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Social Services News & Announcements


Community Foster Parent Recruitment

Do you have the desire to become a foster parent? Currently, we have over 400+…

Drawing of youth - Affirming LGBTQ+ youth supports mental health and awareness



AFFIRM gives LGBTQI+ youth and their caregivers the opportunity to learn skills…

Social Services Leadership

Gloria Brown Burnett


Gloria Brown Burnett has more than 30 years of experience in the development, administration and
evaluation of human service and child welfare programs. Her career in the public service arena began
more than twenty six years ago with Prince George’s County as the Administrator of Homeless Programs
within the Department of Housing and Community Development. During her over 25 years with the
Department of Social Services (DSS), Mrs. Brown Burnett served as the Assistant Director for
Administration, the agency’s Deputy Director, and in 2009, Mrs. Brown Burnett became the Director of
DSS. During her tenure as Director of Social Services, she has advanced the Agency to be more responsive
and aligned with resident needs by focusing on the customer’s experience.

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805 Brightseat Road

Landover, MD 20785