Department of Recreation and Parks
Their mission is to provide opportunities to pursue safe and enjoyable leisure activities in balance with the protection and conservation of natural resources.
Healthy Families Howard County
This free, national program identifies first-time parents in the community, aligns them with community resources and offers them support in their new role as parents.
Healthy Howard Health Plan
The Healthy Howard Health Plan is a community-supported health plan for uninsured residents of Howard County, the only place in the country with a plan like this.
Howard County BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) Family Support
A wide array of services are available in our community that can provide valuable support to you and your family – from child care, understanding and managing a child’s challenging behavior, work support for a person with a disability, crisis services for a victim of violence or abuse, mental health counseling, services enabling older adults to “age in place,” to assisted living options for more frail elderly.
Howard County Health Department
Adult Health Services, Children's Health Services, Immunizations, Women's Health, WIC, Environmental Health, Addictions Services, Cancer Screenings and Treatment Programs, Infection Control, Service Locations.
Howard County Library System
A major component of Howard County's strong education system, Howard County Library System (HCLS) is a nationally recognized leader among the great public libraries that delivers high-quality public education for all ages. We invite you to peruse our web site for all three pillars of our unparalleled curriculum: Self-Directed Education, Research Assistance & Instruction and Instructive & Enlightening Experiences.
Howard County Office on Aging
The Living Well: Take Charge of Your Health program, sponsored by the Howard County Office on Aging, is a 6 week evidence-based self-management workshop developed by Stanford University. Designed for people living with one or more chronic conditions, Living Well participants can experience positive health outcomes including improvement in their overall quality of life, reduced health complications and reduced need for emergency care. The program offers techniques to deal with problems often associated with chronic illnesses, including frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation.