The Department of Community Services, through a broad continuum of community-based programs and initiatives, strives to provide quality, cost efficient human services focused on enhancing the quality of life for children, families, older adults and persons with disabilities while cultivating partnerships to address the needs and interests of the community.
The Department is committed to providing quality, cost efficient community-based services to the citizens of Cecil County, through each of the following divisions:
- Aging and Disability Services: provides community-based supports and services through case management, counseling and advocacy.
- Cecil Transit: oversees all county transit operations through the implementation of a fixed route and demand response bus service and the Rural Transportation Initiative which includes the Taxi Voucher Program and the Veteran’s Bus Pass Program.
- Community Partnerships: seeks to build and foster collaborations with public and private entities to evaluate and address the needs of the community.
- Community Wellness: offers a wide array of programming to promote active and healthy lifestyles, enhanced socialization options, and nutrition.
UPDATED 26th ANNUAL CAREGIVER CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
As of today, March 13, 2020, the 26th Annual Cecil County Caregiver Conference previously scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 has been postponed.
The Cecil County CAARE Committee is actively staying up to date on information surrounding the public health of our community. After taking the current public health recommendations from the Federal, Maryland, and Cecil County Government agencies into consideration, the Cecil County CAARE Committee has made the decision to reschedule the 26th Annual Caregiver Conference.
Although there are no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Cecil County at this time, we believe this decision will help prevent the potential spread of the virus to and focus on upholding the health and well being of our community’s family caregivers, their loved ones and our professional community..
We have rescheduled the 26th Annual Caregiver Conference for Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Please save this date in your calendars, and stay tuned for more information!
Individuals who have already ordered tickets will receive an email with this information, and professionals who have purchased tickets will also receive detailed instructions on receiving a full refund for their tickets by their provided email.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (410) 996-5295 Option 1.
Thank you for your understanding and support at this time,
Cecil County CAARE