The Queen Anne's County Department of Social Services provides housing and emergency food assistance programs. Located in Centreville, Md., the department offers assistance programs that include the distribution of federal surplus foods to pantries and needy households. It provides child support enforcement services, such as paternity establishment and legislative issue handling. The Queen Anne's County Department of Social Services operates shelter programs that include motel placement and transitional housing provision services. It is a part of the Maryland Department of Human Resources, which provides child support and temporary cash and medical assistance programs. The Maryland Department of Human Resources has a staff of more than 7,000 employees and serves over 300,000 children and adults. It offers diagnostic, case management and geriatric evaluation services.