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Important Notice: Effective March 16, 2020:

  • Youth Programs are SUSPENDED until April 3.
  • Adult Education Programs (ESOL and Spanish) are canceled for duration of term.
  • All volunteer activity is SUSPENDED except for those interns who are deemed essential.
  • All Esperanza Center program are closed to in person services. We are offering teleservices as follows:
    • Immigration Legal Services 667-600-2933 – Pro Bono attorneys will continue to work on cases and consult remotely with their clients
    • Educational Services 667-600-2943
    • Client Services 667-600-2401
  • The Health Clinic will be providing telemedicine services at 667-600-2942.

  • Todos los programas del Centro Esperanza están cerrados a servicios en persona, estamos ofreciendo tele servicios, llame a
    • Servicios Legales de Inmigración 667-600-2933
    • Servicios Educativos 667-600-2943
    • Servicios al cliente 667-600-2401
  •  La Clínica de Salud proporcionará servicios de telemedicina al 667-600-2942.

Esperanza Center

COVID-19 update

The Esperanza Center Health Services will continue to provide medical services to our patients. We will use guidelines and alerts from the Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, and Maryland Department of Health and update our services accordingly.  

Client Services will continue to operate at Assisi House during regular business hours and will update services depending on the progress of COVID-19.  

The Youth ESOL Program will follow Baltimore City Public Schools closures and will be closed from Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 27. Adult ESOL (English) classes will be suspended starting on Monday, March 16, 2020. There will be no class through April 3, 2020. After that, we will communicate with you about our next semester, which is scheduled to start on April 20, 2020.  

Immigration Legal Services will be closed to consults from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27.  Our attorneys will continue to work on cases during this time. If you are an existing client of Immigration Legal Services, please contact your attorney directly if you have questions regarding the status of your case.  

All of our program locations have been instructed to conduct screenings for visitors and volunteers to minimize the likelihood of exposure to COVID-19 as appropriate. We will continue to post updates about Esperanza Center on this page.  

Spanish 

En Esperanza Center, la seguridad de aquellos a quienes servimos, y de nuestros colegas, voluntarios y visitantes, es primordial. Estamos implementando políticas, procedimientos y pautas deliberadas para preparar y prevenir la propagación de COVID-19. 

Servicios al Cliente continuará operando en Casa Asís durante el horario regular y actualizará los servicios dependiendo del progreso del COVID-19.  

Los Servicios de Salud del Centro Esperanza continuarán brindando servicios médicos a nuestros pacientes. Utilizaremos pautas y alertas de los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades, la Organización Mundial de la Salud y el Departamento de Salud de Maryland y actualizaremos nuestros servicios en consecuencia. 

El programa de inglés para jóvenes seguirá los cierres de las escuelas de la ciudad de Baltimore. Estaremos cerrados desde el lunes 16 de marzo hasta el viernes 27 de marzo.  Las clases de ESOL para adultos (inglés) se suspenderán a partir del lunes 16 de marzo de 2020. No habrá clases hasta el 3 de abril de 2020. Después de eso, nos comunicaremos con usted sobre nuestro próximo semestre, que comenzará el 20 de abril. 2020. 

Los Servicios Legales de Inmigración estarán cerrados para consultas desde el lunes 16 de marzo hasta el viernes 27 de marzo. Nuestros abogados continuarán trabajando en casos durante este tiempo. Si ya es cliente de los Servicios Legales de Inmigración, comuníquese directamente con su abogado si usted tiene preguntas sobre su case.   

Todas las ubicaciones de nuestro programa han recibido instrucciones de realizar evaluaciones para visitantes y voluntarios para minimizar la probabilidad de exposición al COVID-19, según corresponda. Continuaremos publicando actualizaciones sobre el los servicios de Esperanza Center en esta página. 

Update: Esperanza Center after fire: more need, more hope (click to read)

ATTENTION – Now offering services in new location: The Esperanza Center has temporarily relocated due to a fire in a neighboring building. We are currently providing services in Assisi House, behind Saint Patrick’s Church, at:

1728 Bank Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

Please note: we have also updated our hours of service and have resumed immigration legal consults. Please call 667-600-2900 for additional information.

ATENCIÓN: ofreciendo servicios en direccion nueva: El Esperanza Center ha cambiado de direccion temporalmente, debido a un incendio en un edificio cercano. En este momento estamos brindando servicios en la Casa Asis, detras de la iglesia San Patricio:

1728 Bank Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

Importante: también hemos cambiado el horario de atención y hemos resumido las consultas legales de inmigración. Llame al 667-600-2900 para obtener información adicional.

The Esperanza Center is a comprehensive resource center whose mission is to welcome immigrants by offering hope, compassionate services, and the power to improve their lives. Since 1963, immigrants from all over the world have trusted the Esperanza Center to help them navigate life in a new country. Our dedicated staff and volunteers provide services related to education, healthcare, immigration legal matters, family reunification, anti-trafficking, and general community support to thousands of immigrants each year.

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The Esperanza Center was founded in 1963. Our mission to welcome immigrants by offering hope, compassionate services, and the power to improve their lives. LEARN MORE>>>

The Esperanza Center was founded in 1963. Our mission to welcome immigrants by offering hope, compassionate services, and the power to improve their lives. 667-600-2900. LEARN MORE>>

The Esperanza Center Health Services Clinic (ECHC) provides free medical and dental services to immigrants in the metropolitan Baltimore region who do not qualify for health insurance and who do not have the economic means to pay for healthcare. 667-600-2942. LEARN MORE>>

Esperanza’s Educational Services program provides free or low-cost ESL, citizenship, computer literacy, and Spanish classes. We offer educational programs for adults and youth:

  • For information about all of the educational services we offer, click here.
    667-600-2943.
  • For information about the adult program, click here. 
    667-600-2943.
  • For information about the youth program, click here. 
    667-600-2943.
  • For more information for volunteer teachers, click here. 
    667-600-2943.

ILS recruits attorneys, law students, paralegals and others to volunteer in our office, during business hours, under the supervision of our staff. 667-600-2941. LEARN MORE>>

If you are an attorney interested in supporting our Pro Bono legal services program, click here to learn more.  667-600-2941.

Esperanza’s Family Reunification program helps unaccompanied immigrant children reunite with their families in Maryland. 667-600-2960. LEARN MORE >>

The Esperanza Center offers case management and support services to immigrant victims of labor and sex trafficking in a safe, secure and confidential environment. 667-600-2906. LEARN MORE >>

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  • Para más información de los programas educativos para jóvenes, haga, clic aquí. 667-600-2943.
  • Para más información de los programas educativos para adultos, haga, clic aquí. 667-600-2943.

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