The Partnership is Queen Anne’s County’s Local Management Board (LMB), designated by the State of Maryland as the County’s lead agency for developing and maintaining an effective and efficient system of services for children, adolescents and families. Emphasis is placed on prevention, early intervention and community-based services. Priority is given to children and families most at-risk. The Partnership conducts assessments, develops plans, and coordinates services. It also monitors and evaluates programs serving children and families. The Partnership does not function as a direct service provider.