The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services has declared a winter shelter declaration for the period of Saturday, January 16 at 4 p.m. through Sunday, January 24 at 9 a.m. Call at 443-984-9540 to connect with shelter.Get more info here.
As a result of our care, the health outcomes of our clients will rival the health outcomes of a stable population
Yes, but can you prove it?
Public grants guru Margaret Flanagan knows Baltimore has a homelessness problem. She sees it every day on her way into work. But to do something about it, she has to prove it with facts and numbers. Luckily, we're doing just that. Read more >
Population health nurses Tracy and Catherine increase cancer screenings
“My husband calls me the ‘poop nurse,’” says Tracy Russell with a chuckle. And for good reason. Tracy and fellow Population Health Nurse Catherine Fowler have been on a mission to increase colorectal cancer screenings and treatment among our clients.
When you grow up poor in Baltimore, the odds aren’t in your favor. Your life expectancy lags 20 years behind people from wealthy neighborhoods. You’re more likely to get diabetes and heart disease. You’re also more likely to experience trauma and suffer from behavioral health issues. Terrell knows the odds all too well.