Our Earth Volunteer Day

Freetown Farm 8000 Harriet Tubman Lane, Columbia, MD

Please join HopeWorks Volunteers and Staff for a morning of outdoor fun in the HopeWorks Healing Garden, where we will prepare the garden for winter. Tools and gloves will be provided! HopeWorks has created a peaceful, meditative, and nourishing space on *Freetown Farm, to support survivors. Volunteers play a critical role in helping us meet…

Volunteer Open House

HopeWorks of Howard County inside the NonProfit Collaborative 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD

Make a difference in the lives of survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. Attend the HopeWorks Volunteer Open House and meet our committed Volunteers and Staff, learn about current volunteer opportunities, and complete a Volunteer Application. HopeWorks’ mission is to support and advocate for people in Howard County affected by sexual and intimate partner…

HopeWorks Inspiration & Social Justice Book Discussion Group

East Columbia 50+ Center 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD

The HopeWorks Inspiration & Social Justice Book Discussion Group will be reading about social justice and overcoming oppression! Please join us for the HopeWorks Inspiration & Social Justice Book Discussion Group, in partnership with the Howard County Library System, and the East Columbia 50+ Center, which will meet quarterly at the East Columbia 50+ Center,…

HopeWorks’ Annual Candlelight Vigil

Online event

Please join HopeWorks as we remember those lost to domestic violence and envision new ways to create a world without gender-based violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year’s theme, Community Healing and Restoration, reminds us that it takes the love and support of an entire community to heal and it will take all…

LOVED: A Survivor Self-Care Circle for Black Women

Online event

Join HopeWorks as we address “triple jeopardy”: the exploitation and oppression experienced by survivors who are black women. Through engaging and creative activities, we cultivate self-love, sustained acceptance and affirmation, beloved community, and strategies to address the root causes of violence. Sessions feature expressive-arts techniques, guided discussions, seminars, and guest speakers. Typically the group will…

Open House and Donation Drive

HopeWorks of Howard County inside the NonProfit Collaborative 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD

HopeWorks’ mission is to support and advocate for people in Howard County affected by sexual and intimate partner violence and to engage the community in creating the change required for violence prevention. Our services include crisis shelter, counseling, advocacy, legal resources, prevention education, wellness programs, volunteer opportunities, and a 24-hour helpline. Please join us for…

First Time Homebuyer

Online event

Interested in buying a home? Join CCCSMD, a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency, for a FREE homeownership education webinar that will cover: • The purchase process • Overcoming barriers to homeownership • Advantages and challenges of homeownership • Budgeting • Credit • The role of the Lender • Realtor responsibilities • Upfront and ongoing costs •…

Free

OASIS: A Survivors Support & Self-Care Group

HopeWorks of Howard County inside the NonProfit Collaborative 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD

Survivors are invited to attend OASIS, a support and self-care group. This monthly in-person gathering will provide opportunities for connection, healing, and shared learning. We will spend time exploring a variety of ways to reflect and cultivate resiliency, using guided meditation, practicing stress relief techniques, and engaging in expressive-art activities. This is an ongoing monthly…

Recurring Event Preservation Circle

Preservation Circle

Online event

Survivors who are out of crisis are invited to join us on the Second Saturday of each month for Preservation Circle events. Through engaging and creative activities, survivors of sexual (including adult survivors of child sexual abuse) and intimate partner violence gather to cultivate continued courage, self-compassion, connection, wellness and self-directed advocacy.

First Time Homebuyer – SPANISH

Online event

¿Interesado en comprar una casa? Únase con CCCSMD, una Agencia de Consejería de Vivienda aprobada por HUD, para un seminario web GRATUITO de educación sobre la propiedad de vivienda que revisaría: • El proceso de compra y su equipo de compra de vivienda • Superar las barreras a la propiedad de la vivienda • Presupuestación…

Free