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Hats Off

April 14, 7 – 11 p.m. at Preston Hall

Hats Off is our signature spring event that brings together more than 200 people to celebrate the Center’s work and support our initiatives for the coming year. Held at Preston Hall, Hats Off will showcase a delicious sampling of The Food Market’s best cuisine, a bar generously stocked by The Wine Source and music to dance the night away. A silent auction will feature items and events from around the city. We look forward to celebrating an eventful year, during which we moved back into a fully renovated building! All existing programs are thriving in our new space, while our capacity to host and develop new services has expanded. With your support, we can continue to meet the needs of our neighborhood.

Tickets: $99 per person, tables of 8 for $750

Purchase tickets online | Call the Center at 410-467-8710 | Stop by 1104 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

Programs and Services

Announcing Nurse's Corner Sponsored by MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Looking for medical guidance or have a question for a nurse? Wondering who to call? We are offering help right here in Hampden. Check in with the Nurse Team from the UMD School of Nursing and have your questions answered while receiving information on various topics offered but not limited to:

  • Flu and Cold Prevention
  • Nutrition and Tips for Children with ADHD
  • Diabetes Screenings and Prevention
  • Blood Pressure Checks and Tips to Manage High Blood Pressure
  • Medication Check 

Schedule: Thursdays, 11am – 1pm, March 8th, 15th , 29th and April 5th

Senior Luncheon

The next Senior Luncheon is Friday, March 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. In addition to sharing a hot meal with friends you can play a few rounds of Bingo. Senior Lunches are free, but advance registration is required as seating is limited. Please call on the first of the month to register.


Adult Education

The Winter/Spring Session began in January and registration is closed for this class. Please contact Ms. Davis at Strong City Baltimore: 410-261-3517 with any questions and to schedule registration for the next scheduled session to begin in  June.



Smoking Cessation

Want to kick the habit? Learn techniques and coping skills to quit once and for all. Classes will be held April 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 5:30 to 7 p.m.



Life Balance/Weight Management Program

This 16-week session began in February and meets weekly at 11 a.m. The primary focus is to help participants make healthy lifestyle changes.These lifestyle changes have been known to decrease the risk of diseases, such as stroke and heart disease, and is particularly aimed at reversing type 2 diabetes. The program is facilitated by a registered nurse/coach who will help support participants to make positive health changes. The curriculum for this program is from the National Diabetes Prevention Program. The program is currently in session. Call 855-546-2105 for more information. Cost: Free.

Inclement Weather Policy

The Family Center follows Baltimore City Public Schools for inclement weather closings and delays.

Fitness for 50+

fitness for 50+

Get into shape with an exercise class for those 50 and older! Led by a trained professional from MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, this one-hour, low-impact aerobics and strength training class is held every every Tuesday 10 a.m.–11 a.m.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children)


If you have children 5 years and younger and/or if you're pregnant or 6 months postpartum, please visit our new location and speak with Rhonda from WIC. By appointment only – please call 410-614-4848. WIC is on site the second Thursday of the each month 9 a.m–5 p.m. Next Appt: March 8

Benefit Assistance

If you need a little help with your gas or electric bill, stop by the Family Center and speak with Domonique who can help you apply for energy assistance. Domonique will be on site Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call 410-467-8710 to make an appointment.

Seedco EarnBenefits

Need assistance in attaining such benefits as: food stamps, healthcare, and utilities support and tax credits? To make an appointment with Ashley, call 410-467-8710. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

About the center

On June 10, 1995, the Hampden Family Center became fully operational, providing services to any Hampden resident. Learn more about how the center started.

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