DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES


[photo, 311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland] Lourdes R. Padilla, Secretary of Human Services (410) 767-2578
Gregory S. James, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-7616
Vacancy, Deputy Secretary for Programs (410) 767-2346
Craig F. Eichler, Deputy Secretary for Strategy & Administration (410) 767-7026

Kevin P. Guistwite, Executive Director, Child Support Administration (410) 767-7606
Nicholette K. Smith-Bligen, Executive Director of Family Investment (410) 767-7949
Rebecca Jones Gaston, Executive Director of Social Services (410) 767-7216
David E. Beller, Principal Counsel (410) 767-7726

311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 3521
(410) 767-7000; 1-800-332-6347 (toll free); 1-800-732-7850 (toll free, in Spanish)
fax: (410) 333-0392; tty: 1-800-925-4434 (toll free)

Department of Human Services, 311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, January 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(N00A0101, formerly 33.01.01)
FY2018 appropriation: $14,894,508; authorized positions: 139
Lourdes R. Padilla, Secretary of Human Services (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 767-2578
e-mail: lourdes.padilla@maryland.gov

OPERATIONS

(N00E01)
FY2018 appropriation: $30,239,316; authorized positions: 181
Appointed by Secretary of Human Services with Governor's approval:
Gregory S. James, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 767-7616
e-mail: gregory.james@maryland.gov

PROGRAMS

Appointed by Secretary of Human Services with Governor's approval:
Vacancy, Deputy Secretary for Programs (410) 767-2346
Vacancy, Assistant Deputy Secretary (410) 767-7939

CHILD SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION

(N00H00, formerly 33.08.00)
FY2018 appropriation: $42,053,223; authorized positions: 69.3
Kevin P. Guistwite, Executive Director (410) 767-7069
1-800-332-6347 (customer service, toll free)
e-mail: kevin.guistwite@maryland.gov
web: http://dhr.maryland.gov/child-support-services/

FAMILY INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATION

(N00I00, formerly 33.09.00)
FY2018 appropriation: $207,851,096; authorized positions: 261.87
Nicholette K. Smith-Bligen, Executive Director of Family Investment (410) 767-7949
e-mail: nicholette.smith-bligen@maryland.gov
web: http://dhr.maryland.gov/weathering-tough-times/

SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(N00B00, formerly 33.02.00)
FY2018 appropriation: $27,826,533; authorized positions: 113
Rebecca Jones Gaston, Executive Director (410) 767-7216
e-mail: rebecca.jonesgaston@maryland.gov

Tennille R. Thomas, Chief of Staff (410) 767-7684
e-mail: tennille.thomas@maryland.gov

STRATEGY & ADMINISTRATION

Craig F. Eichler, Deputy Secetary (410) 767-7026
e-mail: craig.eichler@maryland.gov

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