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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, Inc., Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Title: 10 Years of WRAP in Maryland
Date: Wednesday, October 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore 21244
WRAP is an evidence-based self-management and recovery system for people with mental health difficulties, substance use disorder or physical health challenges.
Keynote Speaker: Matthew Federici, Executive Director of the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery
Cost: $95 including breakfast, Awards Luncheon and CEU certificate for professionals.
Registration: Call 410-540-9020 for a brochure and instructions.

Baltimore County Department of Aging
Title: The Power of Age Expo
Dates: October 3 and 4
Location: Timonium Fairgrounds
Visit over 300 exhibitors with information and specialty products to learn about the best in Baltimore County resources for seniors and people with disabilities. Special features include free preventative health screenings, flu and pneumonia vaccinations, continuous entertainment on the main stage and a veterans muster.
Cost: Donations of canned goods or cash are accepted at the door.
For more information, call 410-887-2594.

On Our Own, Inc.
Title: Poetry Workshop
Date: Every Monday, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Location: 6301 Harford Road, Baltimore 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 21286
Learn about Housing options, strategies to seek and apply for Housing, different waiting lists and basic rights for getting Housing.
Cost: Free.
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 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 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 every other month (September, November and January) from 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: 300 East Joppa Road, Suite 312, Towson 21286
Activity dates: October, December and February, 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 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. 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 August 24, 2018         

 

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