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Your donation to the Hampden Family Center makes a difference.
Many thanks to Nikki Verdecchia Berry for organizing the dunking booth at HonFest and designating the Family Center as the recipient of funds raised that day. The attraction was the Ladies and Boys of Hampden and a few other willing participants who volunteered to be dunked numerous times for our benefit. From all accounts the water was COLD and they continued to persevere – many being dunked several times. Shout Outs to; Walter Berry, Production Solutions; The NV Salon Collective; Kat Feuerstein; Shannon Reilly, Charm City Skin; Jacq Jones; Sugar; Will Bauer; Matt the Rat Czar; Leon Pinkett, City Council; Kim Smith, Liquor Board; Dave, K&S Auto; Trixie Little; Ben Malmin, Edye Sanford & Family; Randy Oto, Cloud Nine and Denise Whiting, Café Hon. Thank you all that participated and those that supported the booth. We are very grateful for all your efforts!
Seedco EarnBenefits is back in Hampden! The Family Center connects residents to a wide range of benefits that provide necessary resources to achieve continued employment and family development. Need application assistance for Food Stamps, health insurance, etc.? Please call for an appointment at 410-437-8710 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome Mon.-Fri. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
If you have children 5 years and younger and/or are pregnant or 6 months postpartum, please visit the center to speak with Rhonda from WIC. By appointment only – please call 410-614-4848. WIC is on site from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. the second Thursday of the month: July 14, August 11th and September 8th
Get into shape with an exercise class for those 50 and older! Led by a trained professional from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, classes are every held Tuesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join Hampden seniors in fellowship and good fun on the third Friday of every month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Please call 410-467-8710 to reserve your seat. The next luncheon is scheduled for July 15. No luncheon in August, resumes September 16th.
Offered the third Friday of each month 11 a.m.-12 p.m. A cardiovascular educator from Medstar Union Memorial Hospital will be on hand to measure your blood pressure and discuss the results with you.
Brush up on the skills you need to earn your General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Fall registration will take place on Monday, August 15 at 10:00 a.m. and Tuesday, August 16th at 6:00 p.m. at Strong City Baltimore 3501 N. Charles Street, 21218. Classes will begin at the Family Center on Tuesday, August 30th and continue every Tuesday and Thursday evening between 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, please call Strong City Baltimore at 410-261-0022.
If you need a little help with your gas or electric bill, stop by the Family Center and speak with Walter Jackson who can help you apply for energy assistance. Walter is on site Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call 410-467-8710 to make an appointment.
A representative is on site every Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. to assist those in need of additional resources for utility bills. Please call 410-467-8710 to make an appointment as there are required documents to be furnished.
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