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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.

Adult Basic Education & GED Classes

The winter/spring session begins January 21 and runs through June 11. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:30–8:30 p.m. and are sponsored by Strong City Baltimore. Registration required.

Please call Strong City Baltimore at 410-261-3524 with any questions and to schedule registration.

Registration Dates and Locations

Hampden Family CenterThursday, January 9
4–8:30 p.m.
Hampden Family Center
1104 West 36th Street

Strong City BaltimoreJanuary 13, 14, 15, 16
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Strong City Baltimore
2101 East Biddle Street

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!

Pratt Computer Classes

Enoch Pratt Free Library Partnership

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.

Individual and Family Counseling

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 Programs

Keswick Wise & Well

Lunch and Learn
Enjoy lunch and get your mind and body moving! Wise & Well facilitators will lead the group through brain games and physical movement classes, such as Melt. This is an excellent introduction to the Stepping on Falls Prevention program (see below).

January 23 & 30, 2020
Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Activities: 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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. – 12:15 p.m. | Class: 12:15 p.m. – 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? You understand that a threat of a fall is often a “game changer” for your independence — a barrier to doing the activities you enjoy. This falls prevention course, a Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging Curriculum, provides opportunities to increase your awareness and reduce your risk for falling. Community experts, physical therapists, vision experts, public safety officers and pharmacists along with your Coach facilitators share tips for what you can do to stay steady on your feet! Increase your strength and balance so you can continue to live well at home. This is an eight-week series. Certificate upon completion. Light lunch with this series.

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.

    Health

    Seniors

    • 06 Feb 2020

      Stepping On Falls Prevention

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

    Enoch Pratt

    • 23 Jan 2020

      Enoch Pratt Free Library

      Storytimes, a place to browse collections and pick up books on hold, computer assistance, adult programming, and more.
    • 28 Jan 2020

      Enoch Pratt Free Library

      Storytimes, a place to browse collections and pick up books on hold, computer assistance, adult programming, and more.
    • 29 Jan 2020

      Enoch Pratt Free Library

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

      Education

      Kids

      • 22 Jan 2020

        After-School Enrichment

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