Four ways to help in the moment

Not sure how to support a neighbor or community member experiencing homelessness?

Try these tips from clients and staff, and print them out to carry with you:
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1. Start a Conversation

2. Know who to call

3. Learn how to respond to an opioid overdose with Narcan

4. Contact us

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At Health Care for the Homeless, Armstead Hetherington was a bit of a celebrity. On any given day, you’d find him chatting or laughing with staff and clients or participating in one of several advocacy groups. His big smile and bright eyes make him a draw in any crowd. For years, Armstead shied away from being in the spotlight because he was missing most of his teeth.

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Donnell Gamble never knew his birth parents, but for most of his young years he knew stability. Then one day it was gone. Donnell grew up in the foster system until he was 8, when he was adopted. For the next decade, he lived in West Baltimore with his adoptive mother. He graduated on time from a small public high school that emphasized college prep. But the importance his school placed on college did not translate into a plan for Donnell for life after school. 

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