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The mission of the Hampden Family Center is to enrich the lives of Hampden residents through education and professional support, and to encourage individual growth and community fellowship. Need assistance in attaining such benefits as food stamps? Call to schedule an appointment or stop by 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Thursday or Friday. Join Hampden seniors in fellowship and good fun at the next senior luncheon, held the third Friday of each month 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Please call 410-467-8710 to reserve your seat. Get in shape for 50+!

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Summer Enrichment Camp

The Summer Enrichment Camp provides busy and exciting educational programming to community children in first through fifth grades. The program operates from June 22 through July 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Activities are designed to encourage personal growth, increase individual self-esteem, improve interpersonal and social skills, and foster a sense of family and community. Children participate in daily swimming and recreational activities at the Roosevelt Recreation Center and weekly field trips to landmarks, such as Oregon Ridge Park Nature Center, Adventure Park at Sandy Springs Friends School, and the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC. Children will also participate in weekly Tae Kwon Do lessons and craft activities with Art with a Heart and Baltimore Clayworks. Spaces are limited, please call 410-567-8710 to register.

After-School Enrichment Program (1st-5th grades)

This program for this school year ends Friday, June 12.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

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 the second Thursday of the each month*

 

Adult Literacy

Adult Literacy ClassBrush up on the skills you need to earn your General Equivalency Diploma. Summer is around the corner and with it a new semester. Registration will be held Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30. July Classes begin July 21 and are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feel free to stop by to get information and speak with the instructor, Mike. The classes are free, in partnership with the Greater Homewood Community Corporation.

Fitness for 50+

Get into shape with an exercise class for those 50 and older! Led by a trained professional from MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, classes are every held Tuesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

 

Senior Luncheon

Join Hampden seniors in fellowship and good fun at the next senior luncheon on Friday, June 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Please call 410-467-8710 to reserve your seat. Learn more here.

 

Blood Pressure Screenings

Offered the third Friday of each month 11 a.m.-12 p.m. A cardiovascular educator from Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital will be on hand to measure your blood pressure and discuss the results with you.

 

 

Community Intern and Volunteers Needed

Are you looking to positively impact the life a child and give back to the community? If so, consider our community internship or volunteer opportunities.

Benefit Assistance

Need assistance in attaining such benefits as food stamps? Call to schedule an appointment or stop by 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Thursday or Friday.

Energy Assistance (MEAP)

If you need a little help with your gas or electric bill, stop by the Family Center or call 410-467-8710 to make an appointment. Walter Jackson can help you apply for energy assistance. Walter is on site is at the Family Center every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fuel Fund of Maryland

A representative is on site every Wednesday from 9:30 -5:00pm 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.

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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