Welcome to Paul's Place.

Paul’s Place is a catalyst and leader for change, improving the quality of life in Southwest Baltimore communities with a variety of programs, services, and support designed to strengthen individuals and families; and foster hope, personal dignity and growth.

Our Vision

The individuals and families living in Southwest Baltimore City will have full access to high-quality health care, education, employment, and housing along with any other support or resources necessary for stability and self-sufficiency.

Our Neighborhood

Paul’s Place is located on Ward street in Pigtown, a historic neighborhood west of downtown Baltimore. We serve four other adjacent Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods in addition to Pigtown where an average of 39% of children live in poverty. 

Our History

Paul’s Place began serving soup and sandwiches twice weekly starting in September of 1982. With nearly 40 years of service to the community, Paul’s Place now offers more than two dozen services and programs to low-income individuals and families.

Soup-Kitchen

50,000+ Hot Lunches
Served

4,000+ visits to the clothing bank

25,000+ volunteer hours COMPLETED

Read Our Latest Annual Report

In the latest Annual Report, Paul's Place shows how the significance of our mission — to provide programs, services, and support that strengthen individuals and families, fostering hope, personal dignity and growth — has been life affirming and lifesaving — for our guests — and for us.
Food Pantry

Mission

Paul’s Place is a catalyst and leader for change, improving the quality of life in the Southwest Baltimore communities. Paul’s Place provides programs, services, and support that strengthen individuals and families, fostering hope, personal dignity, and growth.

Vision

The individuals and families living in Southwest Baltimore City will have full access to high quality health care, education, employment, and housing along with the other support necessary for stability and self-sufficiency.

Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards for Excellence Certified

Paul’s Place is certified for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards for Excellence. This seal of approval shows that Paul’s Place operates with ethics and accountability in our program operations, governance, human resources, financial management, and fundraising practices.

How can we help?

Paul’s Place is located in the heart of Washington Village/Pigtown, just off Washington Boulevard between Martin Luther King Boulevard and Monroe Street.

Get in touch with us to learn more about our programs and services, or reach out to schedule a tour and learn more about us in person.

We are celebrating 40 years of Paul's Place! Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27 for an open-house peek at Paul's Place and Groundwork Kitchen! All are welcome to join. Sneak a peek at the latest programs and updates happening here!

Lordy, lordy Paul's Place is 40!

This event is an in-person peek at Paul’s Place and Groundwork Kitchen. All are welcome to join!

Lordy, Lordy, look who's 40! WE ARE! Join Paul's Place on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
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