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

The After School Enrichment Program provides homework help and positive youth development activities for children in grades 1-5. Participants are picked up from Hampden Elementary Middle School and St. Thomas Aquinas School.

  • Dates: September 8, 2015 - June 13, 2016
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 per child, per month
  • Registration: $50 (includes $25 registration fee and first month’s payment)

To enroll, please stop by the Family Center to pick up a registration packet and bring your $50 registration fee to one of the registration sessions listed below. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and spaces are limited.

Registration Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 1st 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 2nd 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 3rd 5:30 p.m.

Please contact Jessica at 410-467-8710, ext. 106 if you have any questions.

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: August 13, September 10, October 8

 

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. There will be no senior luncheon in August. The next luncheon is scheduled for September 18.

 

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.

 

 

Summer Schedule

The Family Center will be closed beginning Monday, August 17th and will reopen Monday August 31st.

Community Intern and Volunteers Needed

Are you looking to give back to the community? If so, consider our available positions.

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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