The Baltimore City Health Department has declared a Winter Shelter Status alert for Friday, March 2 through Saturday, March 24, 11 a.m. Find additional information on winter shelter status and resources here.​


Center Stage's performance of Twelfth Night at 421 Fallsway has been rescheduled to Friday, March 23, 2:30 p.m.

Our pediatrics team is on the move

Our pediatrics team members usually don’t sit still. Sitting still means they’re not out meeting people—and meeting people is key. So they get out in the community a few days a week and visit shelters across the city. Nurse Practitioner Judy Kandel and Social Worker Debbie Wilcox visit Booth House on Wednesday mornings. Here, they share an office and together, helping connect families who are staying in the shelter to care.

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Jeff Garrett

Being Dad

For Jeff Garrett, life was all about being a dad. Each morning, he woke his two children up with breakfast, got them ready and dropped them off at school with a big kiss and a hug. And when the bell rang at the end of the school day, he was there to bring them home and help with homework or get dinner prepared.

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Nevaeh lived with her parents in an abandoned building until she was one. Lead poisoning, severe speech delays and foster care followed. But now, Nevaeh is thriving thanks to the excellent care she's been receiving at Health Care for the Homeless.

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James Barnes

His journey from sickness and homelessness to health and stability has been a long one. But it’s been steady. And throughout, his optimism and determination to keep moving forward have never wavered. As James always likes to say, “I never gave up.”

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Today, 1 in 3 people experiencing homelessness in the United States is under the age of 24.

What's New


THIS IS BIG. We are the closest we’ve been in 15-plus years to making a TDAP increase happen. Read the latest on this and our other 2018 legislative priorities as we enter the final weeks of session.


Client feedback provides a window into how our clients experience our care and what we can do to improve that experience. Client experience surveys have become a consistent and reliable method to gather that info. 


Health Care for the Homeless is participating in the annual Youth REACH (Reach out, Engage, Assist, & Count to end Homelessness) MD survey. In Baltimore City, the survey will be conducted March 5–18, and in Baltimore County, March 12–25.


Somewhere in the throes of Shakespeare’s old-fashioned verses are timeless tales of love, friendship and silly shenanigans. And when it comes to his comedic work, we’re especially in for a treat.   

We are excited to welcome back The Baltimore Center Stage Mobile Unit for a performance of Twelfth Night, one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.


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