The Family Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 23 – Wednesday, Jan. 1; we will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2nd. The Enoch Pratt Free Library will be closed during this time as well.

Hats Off to Hampden 25th Anniversary Gala

Hats Off to Hampden 25th Anniversary Gala

13.5% Wine Bar
Asian Taste
Avenue Kitchen & Bar
Blue Pit BBQ & Whiskey Bar
Cafe Hon
Chuck’s Trading Post
Common Ground Cafe
Daniela Pasta & Pastries
Frazier’s on the Avenue
Golden West Café

Harmony Bakery
Holy Frijoles
Ma Petite Shoe
Papi’s Hampden
Rocket To Venus
Royal Farms
SweetSide Cafe
The Charmery
The Food Market
The Wine Source
Well Crafted Kitchen
Wicked Sisters

Support our campers

Amazon wishlist

In addition to a monetary donation, you can support our campers by making a purchase from our Amazon Wishlist. Thank you!


Melvin Bernstein
(In Memorium) Community Lawyer

Deborah M. Falkenhan
HFC Board Member; Owner, Falkenhan’s Hardware

John M. Kemp
HFC Capital Campaign Co-Chair;
President & CEO, Royal Farms

Junior League of Baltimore, Inc
HFC Co-Founding Partner

Robert W. Schaefer
HFC Capital Campaign Co-Chair;
Executive Director (ret.), France-Merrick Foundation

25 years

St. Mary's Outreach Center Moving to Family Center

St. Mary's Outreach Center

St. Mary’s Outreach Center (SMOC) offices will move to the Hampden Family Center beginning February 10. SMOC provides free services that help older adults in Baltimore City meet the challenge of living self-sufficiently with dignity and respect. Their services will complement the Family Center’s programs and resources. Read more here.


Family and Children's Services

Are you looking for counseling, but not sure where to start? Hampden Family Center is pleased to announce its partnership with Family & Children’s Services of Central Maryland. A counselor will be on site every Thursday to meet with clients on a weekly basis. Call the Center at 410-467-8710 for more information and to schedule an appointment to complete a referral form.

Senior Wellness

Keswick Wise & Well

Stepping On…Falls Prevention

8-week class to increase your awareness and reduce your risk of falling.

February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 5, 12, 19, 26
Lunch: 11:45 a.m. | Class: 12:15–2:30 p.m.

Have you experienced a slip, trip or fall that has shaken your confidence or left you with the fear of falling, or worse yet, resulted in injury?  This falls prevention course provides opportunities to increase your awareness and reduce your risk for falling. Increase your strength and balance so you can continue to live well at home. Light lunch with this series.

Pratt Computer Classes

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Enoch Pratt Free Library

While the Pratt Library’s Hampden branch is undergoing renovations, library services are available at the Hampden Family Center. Pratt staff will provide weekly story times, a place for customers to browse collections and pick up books on hold, computer assistance, adult programming, and more. View our calendar of events below. To reach the Pratt Library branch at the Center, please call 443-473-6397.

Support Groups

Support Services

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      Seedco EarnBenefits

      Get help with Food Stamps, Tax Credits, Government Cell Phones and other benefits for which you may be eligible.


    • 25 Feb 2020

      Fitness for 50+

      One-hour, low-impact aerobics and strength training class for 50+

    Enoch Pratt

    • 25 Feb 2020

      Enoch Pratt Free Library

      Storytimes, a place to browse collections and pick up books on hold, computer assistance, adult programming, and more.




    • 25 Feb 2020

      After-School Enrichment

      Daily positive youth development activities for children in grades 1 through 5.
    • 26 Feb 2020

      After-School Enrichment

      Daily positive youth development activities for children in grades 1 through 5.

    Volunteers Wanted!

    • Study Buddy and After-School Enrichment programs provide opportunities to work with children on a regular basis (commitment is once a week or more).
    • Senior Luncheons, offered monthly, provide an opportunity to serve lunch and mingle with seniors.

    Volunteers must be 16 or older. For more details, contact Lisa Ghinger at ehghinger@hampdenfamilycenter.org.

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

    The Hampden Family Center relies on individual donations as a means of supporting the Hampden community. Your contribution will help the Family Center provide programs and services for all ages in Hampden. Your donation to the Hampden Family Center makes a difference. Find out how far your dollars can go!

    You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Go to smile.amazon.com to get started.

    1. Click “Your Account” and choose “Change Your Charity”
    2. Search for “Hampden Family Center”

    It’s easy to get us something we need when you shop from our Amazon Wish List!

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