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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Keeping it Safe in the Community 

Adult Host Responsibility:  A social host responsibility campaign promoted throughout the year through brochures in English and Spanish.  Aiming at changing the culture, social host responsibility promotes parental communication and zero tolerance for under 21 alcohol use.


Keeping it Safe Tip Sheets for Responsible Hospitality in the Community

          One-Day Permit Holders (pdf)

          Social or Individual Hosts (pdf)

Under 21 Alcohol Free Event Best Practices, click here

SAFEline- A messaging system picked up by prevention specialists and police.   Call to report under 21 alcohol use and/or adult providers 301-670-SAFE (7233).

- SAFEnet- An online newsletter on youth alcohol prevention geared toward Montgomery County parents and PTA's.  To be placed on the distribtution list, please email





Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!

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Department of Liquor Control • 201 Edison Park Drive • Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Telephone 240-777-1900 • FAX 240-777-1962 • E-mail