Stephen Davidson

“What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear!” Expect a big smile and a joke like this one whenever you see Stephen Davidson. “I’ve got to learn a new way of living. A new way of dealing with things. It’s the first time I’ve experienced medical difficulties. First time I’ve been in a wheelchair. First time I can’t work. But I might as well have a good attitude about it.”

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Thomas Riddle

Throughout his life, Thomas Riddle was passionate about music and cars. These things brought him happiness. But from the time he was a child, something was missing. It took a heroin habit and homelessness at the age of 50 for him to identify what that was. In his own words, Thomas talks about the importance of love.

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Mary Beth

“I got a late Christmas gift this year.” That’s how Mary Beth describes the moment her therapist, Jill, told her she had secured a dental appointment for her at our downtown clinic.

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Walt Mell

Walt Mell’s blue eyes droop just a little but they have a twinkle to them. His whole face smiles when he talks. The last 20 or so of his 53 years have been hard. But what you notice right away about Walt is his levity. He goes to the ER for his regular nosebleeds, he says, and he comes to the Health Care for the Homeless clinic in Baltimore County to bring cookies to the staff and "fatten them up."

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You could fill Oriole Park at Camden Yards 217 times with Americans who sleep each night in shelters, in public places and doubled up with others.

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This week, The Baltimore Sun put a stake in the ground, calling a proposed bill to increase Baltimore’s minimum wage to $15 an hour a mistake. We disagree.


On two Mondays in July—July 11 and July 25—our providers cleared their schedules for all-day women’s health screenings.


On June 18, Health Care for the Homeless joined members of the Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau and Housing Our Neighbors for a discussion on homelessness at the Baltimore Museum of Art. 


In the wake of the Orlando shooting and one-year anniversary of the shooting deaths of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, we stand daily with the victims of violence and oppression and applaud the work of Orlando’s health care workers, from one health center to another.


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