MARFY is a 501 ( c) (3) non-profit organization, established in 1971 formerly, as the Maryland Association of Residential Facilities for Youth. The name changed in 1993 to the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth to better reflect the scope of services provided by its members and in particular a growing number of nonresidential programs and services, as well as the State Department of Education approved schools and education programs provided by our members.
MARFY has over 50 agency members providing services through more than 200 programs across the state. Among our members, we have a large number of multi-service organizations providing a broad range of residential, nonresidential and educational programs and services throughout Maryland.
In 2003, MARFY was certified by the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations under the Standards for Excellence Certification Program, an ethics and accountability code for the nonprofit sector in the state. In addition, the Board of Directors is elected by the membership to represent the full range of member programs and services.
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