Pasadena Campus

720 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77504
Phone: (713) 944-9186

Since 1968, the Pasadena Campus has been a trusted resource for residents of southeast Harris County. But in 2021 the campus underwent a major renovation, doubling its size and ushering in a new era of services. Today, the BakerRipley Pasadena Community Center offers training and support for entrepreneurs, an Immigration and Citizenship office, adult education, job training and more.

Hours of Operation & Information

720 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77504 77504





Closed on major holidays including: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Programs & Services

BakerRipley is here to support you in every area of your life

The BakerRipley Pasadena Community Center offers many programs and services. If you would like to discover and get connected with the programs and services that can benefit you, there is a Community Resource Specialist onsite for your convenience every day at East Aldine. Our services include:

Operating Monday through Friday from 3:30:00pm-6:00pm, After-School Programs at BakerRipley provide a safe, caring environment where children are actively engaged in activities that help them learn and grow.

BakerRipley’s Civic Engagement program has an array of services helping Neighbors learn how to become a

  • confident and well-informed voter through the Voter Engagement program
  • powerful community member and agent of change through the Civic Education program
  • trained leader or “Community Engineer” through the Leadership Training & Development program
  • more

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The Digital Skills program helps you access information and resources on a computer or mobile device. Your confidence and understanding of technology-based skills will set you up for success. To learn more or sign up for Digital Skills classes send us a message.

Entrepreneur Connection at BakerRipley provides education, resources, and access to capital for anyone who is an aspiring entrepreneur or has an existing business. The program offers classes, business coaching, networking events, and a host of other services to help small businesses launch, grow, and thrive.

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BakerRipley’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program offers more than just language learning. It equips you with the necessary knowledge and abilities to thrive in the United States and make meaningful contributions to your community. The program caters to learners of all levels of English proficiency, from beginners to advanced.

BakerRipley offers GED Classes that serve as a High School Equivalency (HSE) program, providing educational assistance to Neighbors without a high school diploma. These classes are open to everyone, free of charge. Our GED classes cover a range of subjects including reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies, to help prepare individuals to pass the GED test and achieve their educational goals.

The Immigration and Citizenship program at BakerRipley partners with immigrant communities to support a continuum of legal and social work services that help Neighbors learn, earn, belong and be well—including education and outreach, citizenship classes, legal assistance, social services, and referrals to other BakerRipley services.

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BakerRipley’s Neighborhood Tax Centers operate the largest local IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that helps taxpayers maximize their refunds by offering FREE, quality tax preparation services for individuals and families who make less than $58,000 per year.

Available at our Pasadena location on Wednesdays from 10:00am-5:00pm.

BakerRipley’s Utility Assistance Program is designed to meet your immediate needs by providing financial support for your utilities. We are currently only accepting applications for water bill payment assistance.

Give us a call to request utility assistance at our Pasadena location.

The Pasadena Community Center offers a wide variety of classes for children and adults. Subjects have included Line Dancing, Piano, Soccer, Basketball, Computer Basics, STEM, Pinata, Sewing, Music Appreciation and more!

The Fall 2023 semester begins September 5 and continues through December 9. Membership is required and space is limited. Message us to register.

Schedule & Events

Pasadena Schedule

  • Food Fairs
    • First Tuesday of the month from 8:00am-11:00am
  • Community Health Choice: Medicaid and SNAP application assistance
    • First and third Tuesday of the month from 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Tax Services
    • Wednesdays from 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Harris County Public Health: Gold Card Application Assistance
    • Wednesdays from 9:00am-11:00am

Check Out Our Calendar

for the latest news on events at the Pasadena Community Center!

Community Center Memberships

BakerRipley Community Centers offer family and individual memberships. Membership provides access to a wide variety of classes and experiences.

Community Health Choice provides a family membership for families of children enrolled in CHIP or Medicaid through Community Health Choice. This membership covers two adults and any children in the same household and is paid for by Community Health Choice

Facility Rentals

The newly expanded BakerRipley Pasadena campus offers several spaces available for rent, including a large gym/community hall, conference room, classroom, and outdoor space.

Free parking, tables, chairs, and guest wifi are included with your rental and members of BakerRipley Community Centers receive a discount when renting any of our facilities. To check available space, dates, and pricing for your gathering, please contact

All food served at your event must be prepared off-site, and can be coordinated with one of our recommended caterers. Alcoholic beverages may be served with our written consent. Please see the Guide for BakerRipley Facility Rental for details on serving alcoholic beverages.

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Contact Us

Join Today!

For more information or to become a member of the BakerRipley Pasadena Community Center, please contact our Community Center Manager Angie Dupree or our Community Developer Margie Pena. You may also call the center at (713) 944-9186. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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