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About GOC

The Governor’s Office for Children (GOC) is led by the Executive Director who chairs the Children’s Cabinet. The work of the office includes:

  • Managing the Children’s Cabinet Interagency Fund.
  • Convening the State Agencies, local partners, and community stakeholders to develop policies and initiatives which reflect the priorities of the Governor and the Children’s Cabinet and which improve services for Maryland’s children and youth.
  • Partnering with the Local Management Boards in each Maryland jurisdiction to plan, coordinate, and develop comprehensive systems of care, to fund and monitor the delivery of integrated services to children and families; and to inform the collective and specific work of the Children’s Cabinet by developing and supporting an interagency data management system, collecting and analyzing additional data, and reporting to the Children’s Cabinet, the General Assembly, and other stakeholders on the progress of Maryland’s children.

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