The Center

The BakerRipley East Aldine Campus is a place for neighbors to learn, make, and sell – a unique hub for entrepreneurs and innovators of all ages.

Home to the first Fab Lab in Houston, it provides access to digital fabrication tools and equipment. A fully loaded commercial kitchen provides resources for those looking to get into the food industry. Offering a variety of programs focused on small business incubation, workforce readiness and adult education, the East Aldine Campus provides resources to expand economic opportunity throughout the region.

In addition, there’s a wide range of holistic, integrated services for families and individuals of all ages, including youth engagement and leadership programs, available.

Click here for Volunteer Opportunities
Click here for Tax Preparation (Tax season only)
Click here for FabLab Houston
Click here for Entrepreneur Connection

Campus Partners:
Hope Clinic


  • Mon 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sun Closed


BakerRipley East Aldine Campus will be 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.


  • Career Planning
  • Senior Services
  • Tax Services
  • Health Education
  • Meeting and Event Space Rentals
  • After School Young Leaders Programs
  • English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)
  • Immigration Services
  • Café
  • Citizenship Classes
  • Computer Literacy Classes
  • Food Fair Distribution
  • GED Classes
  • Job Training and Education
  • Family Wellness
  • Adult Literacy Classes
  • Adult Education (GED, ESL and Computer Literacy)
  • GED Testing Center
  • Industrial Kitchen
  • Entrepreneur Connection
  • Entrepreneur Academy
  • Entrepreneur Workshops
  • Fitness Classes
  • Volunteer Opportunities Available