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Aging and Disability Resource Center Events

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) events calendar lists special events offered by organizations in Baltimore County serving individuals with disabilities. For more information about the ADRC, please contact Baltimore County Maryland Access Point (MAP) by emailing aginginfo@baltimorecountymd.gov or by calling 410-887-2594.

Upcoming Events

On Our Own of Maryland, Inc.
What: Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Five-Day Facilitator Training
When: Monday, October 28 through Friday, November 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
Where: 7310 Esquire Court, Third Floor, Elkridge, Maryland 21075
Gain a deeper knowledge of the recovery process and how to work with individuals and groups to support wellness and recovery. Before attending, it is expected you have knowledge with all the parts of WRAP.
Cost: $789 per person. Parking included.
To register, contact the WRAP Outreach Project by phoning 410-540-9020 or emailing Denise at denisec@onourownmd.org for more information.

The LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) Health Resource Center at Chase Brexton
Title: Conversations For A Cause: Elder Voices
Date: Wednesday, September 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Chase Brexton Health Care, First Floor Community Room, 1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
An open conversation about issues facing the LGBT community in the state of Maryland. Give input to help set Free State Justices’ 2020 agenda.

Baltimore County Department of Aging, Family Caregivers Program
Title: Caregiver Wellness Fair
Date: Saturday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Catonsville Senior Center, 501 North Rolling Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21228
A time of renewal and relaxation for family caregivers featuring seated massage, health screenings, interactive activities and holistic health information. The featured guest speaker is Loretta Woodward Veney, self-published author of the book, "Being My Mom's Mom."
Cost: Free

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP)
Title: Caregiver Teleconnection
Ongoing teleconferences about caring for older adults, focusing on various special topics.
Registration: Register online at Caregiver Teleconnection or by calling 866-390-6491.

Baltimore County Health and Human Services
Title: Active Parenting
In-person resources and online parenting courses at your pace.
For more details, call 410-887-3828.

On Our Own of Maryland, Inc.
Title: Poetry Workshop
Date: Every Monday from 3 to 4 p.m.
Location: 6301 Harford Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21214
Weekly poetry writing workshop dedicated to behavioral-health consumers in recovery from mental illnesses or substance use disorders.
No writing experience necessary.
Cost: Free
For more information, call 410-444-4500.

The IMAGE Center, Independent Marylanders Achieving Growth through Empowerment
Title: Monthly Informational Workshop on Housing
Date: Every third Thursday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: 300 East Joppa Road, Suite 312, Towson, Maryland 21286
Learn about housing options, strategies to seek and apply for housing, different waiting lists and basic rights for getting housing.
Cost: Free
Registration: Registration is required. Contact Kate Wallace by emailing kwallace@imagemd.org or by calling 443-377-3984.
If you require any accommodations, let Kate know in advance.

The League for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Title: Club 1111
Date: Every second Saturday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m.
Location: 1111 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21239
Nightclub catering to people with disabilities, age 18 and over, complete with two dance floors, technology lounge, a sports lounge and snack bars.
Cost: Cover charge is $10, payable online or in cash at the door.
Registration: Registration is required in advance of each club date by emailing online@club1111.org.
For additional information, visit Club 1111.

The IMAGE Center, Independent Marylanders Achieving Growth through Empowerment
Title: Second Beginnings
Meeting Dates: The second Thursday of every other month (September, November and January) from 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: 300 East Joppa Road, Suite 312, Towson, Maryland 21286
Activity Dates: August, October and December, details to be determined during the meeting dates listed above.
Social opportunity for people with disabilities living in nursing facilities and within the community. The group will share support and resources for independent living, alternating monthly planning meetings and activities. 
For more information, contact Crystal Brockington by emailing cbrockington@imagemd.org or by calling 443-377-3472.

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), Office of Special Education
For information about workshops and events, contact the Special Education Resource Center by calling 410-887-5443 or finding additional information online at the Office of Special Education.

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC)
Location: 6901 North Charles Street, Building E, Room 114, Greenwood Campus, Towson, Maryland 21204
SECAC is a group of parents, BCPS special education staff and community members that gather monthly to collaboratively raise the bar for children with special needs.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Additional information is available at Baltimore County Public School's Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee page.

Baltimore County Department of Health
Title: Ready to Quit? Baltimore County Loves Quitters!
Assistance to quit smoking tobacco and ecigarettes through counseling, Quit classes and Nicotine Replacement like patches, gum and lozenges.
To sign up, email the Health Department at tobacco@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3828.
For additional information, visit Quit Smoking.

These events are presented by member organizations of the Baltimore County ADRC Advisory Committee.

 
Revised September 17, 2019         

 

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