Financing and Project Summary

The project priority is to build a 93,000 sq. ft. building in which we will provide professional services within a nurturing, supportive environment where life transformation and rebuilding of families can occur.

Architecture/Engineering plans and renderings depict a seven-story above ground structure and a two-level underground parking garage with 70 spaces.

Building
Property
Furnishings and Equipment
Start-up Operating Funds
Total Estimated Costs

$30,200,000
$2,600,000
$2,700,000
$4,500,000
$40,000,000

Plans for Expansion – Meeting the Enormous Need

HUM recently purchased two additional properties in the Historic Jonestown neighborhood, within sight of our current campus, with plans to develop them to expand our reach. Our focus right now is the property at 1216 E. Baltimore Street. Goals for this property are as follows:

1) Expand our recovery community to serve women in need, with basic services for their children.
Ultimately, up to 200 women and children will call HUM their “home”
a. Semi-private residential rooms and bathrooms/showers
b. Onsite counseling – group and individual
c. Kitchen / Dining for residents, staff, and partners
d. Fitness and recreational areas
e. Dedicated area for childcare

2) Expand our Wellness Center (coed and community)
a. Medical exam and primary care treatment
b. Mental health counseling
c. Dental exams and treatment (emergency and restorative)
d. Eye examinations
e. Lab/toxicology
f. Health education and awareness

3) Create an Education & Workforce Development Center (coed and community)
a. Teaching and tutoring for adult basic education, Maryland high school diplomas, and college preparation
b. Computer learning lab
c. Job readiness (resume building, interviewing, essential skills, etc.)
d. Professional skills development
e. Vocational training (food services, environmental, clerical/administrative)
f. Job placement (gaining/returning to permanent, full employment)

For more information please contact:

Jim Longenecker, Campaign Director
jlongenecker@helpingup.org or 410-675-7500 x151
1029 E Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21202