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

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During a summer-long focus on women’s health that included designated screening days, health information events and targeted outreach to the agency’s female clients, some 75 women received services, including 36 who received life-saving medical screenings and care.


Our third annual Rock Your Socks to Health & Home 5K is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to see what socks you’ll be rocking in support of Health Care for the Homeless!


The Baltimore City Council delayed a final vote on its $15 minimum wage bill. What does this mean for the fight for livable incomes in the city?


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.


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