Dawson Safe Haven Teen Center re-opens in Oliver

Posted at 11:47 AM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 17:47:10-04

The Oliver community is coming together for the re-opening of the Dawson Safe Haven Teen Center Thursday afternoon. 

Housing Commissioner, Michael Braverman, and Deputy Commissioner, Reggie Scriber, will join elected officials, community leaders and teens in the area for the re-opening at 2 p.m. 

Located at 400 E. Federal Street in Baltimore, the center is an after school program for teens ages 13 to 19.

The goal is to help with academics, self-esteem, and positive conflict resolution skills. 

The center is open Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., where they offer homework assistance and tutoring in reading and math. They are also teaching classes in: drama, dance, music, computers, and modeling.

During the grand re-opening, school supplies and backpacks will be given out, as well as free haircuts.