Our News

What's happening in our Health Care for the Homeless community...

11.23.20

Baltimore gets dangerously cold, and too many of our neighbors are out there.

Want to help, but don’t know how? Here are three simple things you can do to make a difference in someone’s life this winter. 

1639
11.17.20

Introducing a new staff Racial Equity and Inclusion (REI) Committee comprised of nine staff members who will advise the Executive Team on racial equity vision, strategy and transformation within our agency in the months to come.

1917
11.17.20

Many of us are struggling to navigate holiday gatherings and travel decisions this year. We've rounded up a few resources - and some memes and gifs - that might help.

1915
11.17.20

Should I risk it?

This simple question has been on our minds constantly for the last eight months. Is it safe for me to go to the grocery store, let alone the pharmacy or my doctor’s office?

But people who need treatment for heart disease, diabetes or cancer must accept that risk. And we must be there for them.

1914
11.13.20

Starting in 2021, our downtown clinic will be the first Federally Qualified Health Center in Maryland to join 12 other organizations already to providing syringe services across the state.

1913
10.27.20

Learn what brought Kimberly Carroll, LCSW-C, to Health Care for the Homeless eight years ago and what keeps her motivated today as she moves into the position of Director of Supportive Services.

1907
10.26.20

What does everyday housing discrimination sound like? And how does it impact us at the community level? Chief Behavioral Health Officer Lawanda Williams reflects on these questions and more.

1905
10.26.20

Some have asked if a strategic commitment to racial equity is a departure from our mission. I last fielded inquiries like this three years ago when the agency pledged to build housing for those we serve. The questions are interrelated, the answers the same: Racial equity, like affordable housing, is a fulfillment of our mission. We’ll never end homelessness without achieving both.

1902
10.26.20

Even before COVID-19, the families served by Baltimore City Public Schools had to contend with their children lacking even the most basic protections, like heat and air conditioning. In this deeply underfunded district, where 77% of students are Black, virtual learning hits families without stable homes hardest.

1901
10.01.20

By Kevin Lindamood, President & CEO

I don’t want to return to the world that we knew before COVID-19.

I can’t turn away from what this pandemic has revealed about us: White Americans benefit at the cost of everyone else. It is plain to see in the number of Black lives lost to poverty and homelessness.

Will you join me in solving this societal disgrace?

1898

Pages