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The Identity Clinic

A Partnership Between JHU SOURCE and Living Classrooms Foundation


The Identity Clinic, a partnership between JHU SOURCE and the Living Classrooms Foundation, seeks to assist Baltimore City residents who were formerly incarcerated, are experiencing homelessness or in recovery obtain their basic identification such as social security cards and birth certificates. Volunteers at The Identity Clinic guide clients through the costly and cumbersome process of reclaiming their identity. Any JHU student, staff, or faculty from the three health professional schools who is interested in engaging with the community is encouraged to volunteer.

Stay tuned for announcements about 2022-2023

The Identity Clinic is currently on hold. See below for general information about the program and volunteer responsibilities.


Volunteering with The Identity Clinic

The Identity Clinic volunteer Clinic Navigators support:

  • Client outreach and registration
  • Completing and processing key documents and social security applications
  • Key administrative duties as assigned by Clinic manager

Volunteers are provided with:

  • 1-day training on-site with Clinic manager
  • Individual office space with laptop and company telephone to use for volunteer duties

Questions? Contact

Seeking Services from The Identity Clinic?

  • JHU SOURCE supports volunteer recruitment and training for the Identity Clinic, but does not run the day-to-day operations of the clinic services.
  • For specific questions about using The Identity Clinic's services, contact the Living Classrooms Foundation.