The information below provides points of contact for local and regional services and businesses that residents, particularly new residents, may find useful. This is by no means a comprehensive list.

  • 2-1-1 Maryland (provides access to health and human services 24-7 throughout Maryland)
  • Melwood (provides jobs and opportunities for people of differing abilities)
    5606 Dower House Rd
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    (301) 599-8000
  • Promise Resource Center (provides an array of resources to support parents, grandparents, foster parents, and licensed family and center child care providers)
    8395 Old Leonardtown Rd
    Hughesville, MD 20637
    (301) 290-0040

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Parks with Playgrounds

  • Bensville Park
    6980 Bensville Rd
    White Plains, MD 20695
  • Cobb Island Playground
    12361 Neale Sound Dr
    Cobb Island, MD  20625
  • Gilbert Run Park
    13140 Charles St
    Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
    (301) 932-1083
  • Laurel Springs Regional Park
    5940 Radio Station Rd
    La Plata, MD  20646
  • Oak Ridge Park
    13675 Oaks Rd
    Hughesville, MD  20637
  • Robert D. Stethem Memorial Sports Complex
    4250 Piney Church Rd
    Waldorf, MD  20602
  • Ruth B. Swann Park
    3100 Ruth B. Swann Dr
    Bryans Road, MD  20616
    (301) 932-3470
  • White Plains Regional Park
    1015 St. Charles Parkway
    White Plains, MD  20695
  • Education Centers
    Lifelong Learning Center
    12300 Vivian Adams Drive
    Waldorf,  MD  20601
    (301) 645-4549
  • Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center
    5300 Turkey Tayac Pl
    Nanjemoy,  MD  20662
    (301) 743-3526

Curbside service for disposal of household trash and bulky items is contracted on an individual basis in Charles County and there are numerous companies offering this service.  Additionally, residents have the option of disposing of trash in the county’s landfill. For more information on that and recycling centers.

For information on electricity, gas, water, sewer, and broadband options, the Charles County Economic Development Department has created this list of providers.

For further information you may contact the Charles County Economic Development Department: (301) 885-1340.

State Board of Elections
(410) 269-2840 or (800) 222-8683

Residents can use Maryland’s Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) to register to vote or pick up a voter registration application in person at: 

  • The local board of elections
    201 East Charles Street
    La Plata, MD 20646
  • The State Board of Elections
    151 West Street, Suite 200
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    4545 Crain Hwy
    White Plains, MD  20695
  • The Department of Social Services
    8190 Port Tobacco Rd.
    Port Tobacco, MD 20677
  • The Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)
  • Offices on Aging
    8190 Port Tobacco Rd.
    Port Tobacco, MD 20677
  • All public institutions of higher education
  • Recruitment offices of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Marriage license offices
  • Offices for students with disabilities at all Maryland colleges and universities
  • Any county public library