Important News Re: Fire and Temporary Closure


We have exciting news! As of Saturday, May 11th, our clinic space has officially re-opened and is fully functioning. And starting  Monday May 13th, the Joy Wellness Center is officially re-opened. This timeline is earlier than we originally anticipated, all thanks to the contractors who have been working tirelessly to get the space ready for us. 

We are so happy to be back and fully providing services in our space again in such a short amount of time. Now that we are back, we are working to confirm what the financial toll of the fire was. Our goal is that our annual fundraiser (scheduled for June 28th, will help us to raise any outstanding dollars to meet our budget for the year. Thank you to everyone who has offered us support!

On 4/11/19, there was an electrical fire at the clinic caused by a dryer. In good news, no one was injured and the building infrastructure is safe. However, due to health risks from smoke contamination, the building is required to close for approximately 30 days. Thank you to our beloved community for your support as we have developed a plan.

The clinic has partnered with Youth Dreamers to set up a temporary headquarters at 1430 Carswell St, Baltimore, MD 21218. Programming will resume as follows:

  • Beginning the evening of Wednesday, April 25th, Joy Wellness Center programs will continue as regularly scheduled at the new location.
  • Beginning Thursday, April 26th, behavioral health programming will continue as regularly scheduled at the new location.
  • Existing medical clinic patients should work directly with staff over the phone to coordinate health concerns and prescription needs. Clinical appointments will resume at 2800 Kirk Avenue in the upcoming weeks.

To contact the clinic:

If this is a life threatening emergency please call 911.  

For questions or concerns regarding the Clinic, Behavioral Health, or the Joy Wellness Center, calls can be made during business hours (M-F, 9am-5pm) to 410-554-1110. (We do not have access to voicemail on this line.)

To leave a message to be seen for non-emergency procedures, behavioral health, need a referral, or need a medication refill, please call our main line at 410-467-7140 and dial the secure extension 1230. Please leave a detailed message for Michele McComas, our Nurse Manager with your full name, date of birth, and contact information. If the message is for a medication refill, include the name and dose of medication and the name of your pharmacy.

To reach our Executive Director please call 410-387-0058.

We want our community to know that our patients and program participants are our biggest priority, and we are doing everything we can to welcome you back to the clinic soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unexpected closure!

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