Helping Up Mission wins grant for addiction awareness campaign aimed at women

Helping Up Mission wins grant for addiction awareness campaign aimed at women _ Maryland Daily Record

Helping Up Mission (HUM) on Thursday announced it has received a grant of nearly $350,000 from the Opioid
Operational Command Center (OOCC) to conduct an educational outreach campaign specifically targeted to women
and mothers, encouraging them to seek addiction treatment and wrap-around services through their 250-bed Center
for Women & Children.

Qlarant Foundation Grantee, Helping Up Mission featured on Maryland Public Television’s State Circle

4-time Qlarant Foundation Grantee Helping Up Mission provides hope to people experiencing homelessness, poverty or addiction by meeting their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. Qlarant Foundation continues its support of the Health Insurance Services and Oral Health Care Program for men and women who are experiencing substance use disorders, homelessness and poverty. The organization partners with the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to provide oral health education, screening, case management, and dental treatment which includes preventive as well as restorative oral health care.

Helping Up Mission expands to house families

Saturday, January 21, 2023
Robert Lang, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5

The Helping Up Mission, which has provided housing and drug treatment for adults, will soon offer housing for mothers and their children.

It is a landmark on East Baltimore Street. For more than 100 years, the Helping Up Mission has been helping homeless and drug-addicted men get their lives back on track.

A few years ago, they opened a separate women’s shelter right up the street, and in a few weeks, the shelter will provide housing for mothers with children.

WBAL NewsRadio  talked about that this week with Dan Stoltzfus, the new CEO of the Helping Up Mission, for Sunday’s WBAL News Now Weekend Edition.

LISTEN: Dan Stoltzfus speaks with WBAL’s Robert Lang


Helping Up Mission CEO Robert Gehman steps down after over 28 years

By Matt Hooke – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal Jan 11, 2023

Bob Gehman is stepping down as CEO of the Helping Up Mission after 28 years at the helm. The Baltimore shelter transformed from a homeless shelter only providing short-term housing, to a drug treatment provider and long-term care facility with a variety of residential options.

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