Franciscan Center


Services provided

  • Meal program

  • Professional attire services

  • Job readiness programs and G.E.D. classes

  • Emergency food pantry

  • Clothing and toiletries

  • MD birth certificates and IDs

  • Utility assistance (Fuel Fund site)

  • Eviction Prevention

  • Health screenings

  • Dental assistance

  • Transportation assistance

  • Mail service

  • Counseling and case management services

  • Phone access

  • Free haircuts

  • Children’s library

Hours of operation

  • Meal Program: Mon–Fri, 10am-1pm and Wed evening, 5:30-7pm

  • Emergency Pantry and Responsive Services (Financial Assistance programs, Counseling and Mail Service): Mon–Thrs, 10am-2pm

  • Clothing/Toiletries: Mon–Thrs, 10am-1pm (Men can shop Monday and Tuesday, Women can shop Wednesday and Thursday and children can shop all four days)

  • Computer Lab (Job Readiness programs): Mon– Fri, 10am-2pm

  • Free Haircuts: Wed, 10am-noon (call Debbie Reigle for an appointment at 410-467-5340, ext. 120, or walk-in)

  • Healthcare for the Homeless Mobile Unit: Offers family primary care the first and third Tues of each month

  • Baltimore City Health Department HIV/AIDS/STD testing: Every Thrs from 10am-Noon on the 2nd floor

Target population

  • Individuals and families who are poor and/or homeless including the working poor who reside in Baltimore City.

Year Founded

  • 1968


Contact person

           (410) 467-5340, Ext. 117


  • 101 West 23rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218