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Community Resources

Community Resources

Community Resource List For School District of Philadelphia Parents

Child Care, Counseling, Health, & Safety

Department of Public Welfare 215-692-7462 www.dpw.state.pa.us

Department of Public Health 215-685-6790

Department of Human Services 215-683-4DHS (4347) www.dhs.phila.gov 

Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations 215-686-4673

GPHA (Greater Philadelphia Health Association) 1-888-296-4742

Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline 1-866-331-9474 www.loveisrespect.org

Covenant House- Crisis Center & Shelter 1-800-999-9999 www.covenanthouse.org

Youth Emergency Shelter Service 215-787-0633 or 1-800-371-7233

The Attic Youth Center- 215-545-4331 www.atticyouthcenter.org

Juvenile Court 215-686-4000

Maternity Care Coalition 215-972-0700  www.mommobile.org

CHOICE Hotline 215-985-3300 www.choice-phila.org

Planned Parenthood 1141 Locust Street 215-351-5560 or 215-496-9696  www.plannedparenthood.org

Philadelphia Women's Center 1-800-869-2330

AIDS Activity Coordinating Office 215-985-AIDS

Uniform Access 1-800-929-5602

Parent Action Network 215-PARENTS

Fatherhood Initiative Program 215-685-9730

Child Care Information Services of Philadelphia 1-888-461-KIDS

JJPI 215-701-1560

Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1-800-662-4357

Narcotics Anonymous 215-440-8400

Alcoholics Anonymous 215-923-7900

Youth Services Inc. 215-222-3262 www.ysiphila.org

 Women Against Abuse 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline 1-866-723-3014 www.womenagainstabuse.org

Women Organized Against Rape 215-985-3315 www.woar.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 www.ndvh.org

Lutheran Settlement House 215-426-8610 www.lutheransettlement.org

Women In Transition Lifeline 215-751-1111 www.womenintransitioninc.org

Congreso De Latinos Unidos 215-763-8870 www.congreso.net

Anti-Violence Partnership 215-567-6776 www.avpphila.org

Children's Crisis Treatment Center 215-496-0707 www.cctckids.org

CFAR: Center for Families and Relationships 215-537-5367 www.cfarcounseling.org

Jewish Family and Children's Center 267-256-2000 www.jfcsphil.org

Menergy 215-242-2235 www.menergy.org

Nationalities Service Center 215-893-8400 1216 Arch Street 4th Floor 215-893-8400 www.nationalitiesservice.org 

HIAS and Council 2100 Arch Street 215-832-0900 www.hiaspa.org

Welcoming Center for new Pennsylvanians 1617 JFK Blvd 13th Floor 215-557-2626 www.welcomingcenter.org

After School Activities Partnerships 215-545-2727

Chamonix Stables 215-877-4419

LEAP 215-686-5372

Good Shepherd Mediation 5356 Chew Avenue 215-843-5413

Anti-Violence Partnership 2000 Hamilton Street Suite 304, 215-567-6776

Town Watch Integrated Services 215-686-1453

SPIRIT- Department of Justice 2nd & Chestnut Street 215-597-2344

School District of Philadelphia Bullying Hotline 215-400-7233

 www.beatbullying.org

Parent Involved Network 1211 Chestnut Street 215-751-1800

The ARC 215-229-4550 ext. 126

 Anti-Defamation League 215-568-2223

 

Elderly

Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging 215-765-9040

CARIE Line 215-545-5728 www.carie.org

Housing/Shelter

OESS/OSH (City Shelters) 215-686-7150

People's Emergency Center 215-382-7522

Philadelphia Housing Authority 215-684-4453

Project HOME: Outreach Coordination Center 215-232-7272

Tenant Union Representative Network (TURN) 215-940-3900 www.rturn.net

Landlord/Tenant Legal Help Line 215-606-3556

Legal

Family Court 1500 Arch Street 215-686-3511

Criminal Justice Center 1301 Filbert Street 215-683-7280

Education Law Center 1315 Walnut Street 215-238-6970

Private Criminal Complaint Juvenile: 215-686-8370 Adult: 215-686-9864

Juvenile Law Center 1315 Walnut Street 215-625-0551

District Attorney Services Main Number- 215-686-8000

Defenders' Association of Philadelphia 1441 Sansom Street 215-568-3190

Parole & Probation Department 1401 Arch Street 215-683-1000

Women Against Abuse Legal Center 215-686-7082 www.womenagainstabuse.org

Philadelphia Legal Assistance 42 S. 15th Street 5th Floor 215-981-3800 www.philalegal.org

Family Law & Immigrant Women's Hotline 215-981-3838

Temple Legal Aid 1719 N. Broad Street (By Appt. Only) 215-204-1800

Women's Law Project 125 S. 9th Street 215-928-9801 www.womenslawproject.org

Community Legal Services 1421 Chestnut Street or 3638 N. Broad Street 215-981-3700 or 215-227-2400 www.clsphila.org

Senior Law Center 100 S. Broad Street Suite 1810 215-988-1244 www.seniorlawcenter.org

Legal Clinic for the Disabled 215-587-3350

National Clearing House for the Defense of Battered Women 215-351-0010 www.ndbw.org

To HIRE a Lawyer-Philadelphia Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Info Service 215-238-6333 NOT FREE

"Pro Se" Legal Paperwork Jenkins Law Library 833 Chestnut Street East, Suite 1220 www.jenkinslaw.org

Crime Repair Crew Program at St. Gabriel's Hall Mitchell Program 215-247-2776 ext.211

PA Crime Victims Compensation 1-800-233-2339 www.pccd.state.pa.us

PA Victim's Notification Service 1-866-9PA-SAVIN www.pacrimevictims.state.pa.us

Office of the Victim Advocate Address Confidentiality Programs & Victim Notification 1-800-563-6399 www.ova.state.pa.us

Philadelphia Special Victims Unit 215-685-3251

LGBTQ Issues

The Attic 255 S. 16th Street 215-545-4331

COLOURS Organization Social "X" Change 112 N. Broad Street 215-496-0330

William Way Community Center 215-732-2220

GALAEI 1207 Chestnut Street 5th Floor 215-851-1822

Mazzoni Center-Legal Services 1-866-LGBT-LAW or 215-563-0657

Mental Health

Germantown Crisis Center One Penn Blvd 215-951-8300

Einstein Crisis Response Center 1 Penn Blvd 215-951-8300

Children's Crisis Treatment Center 1080 N. Delaware Ave. 215-496-0707

Suicide & Crisis Intervention Hotline (24 Hour) 215-686-4420

Community Behavioral Health (24 Hour) 1-888-545-2600

Behavioral Health Special Initiative 215-546-1200 www.phila-bhs.org or www.philly.networkofcare.org

Mental Health Association of Southeastern PA 1211 Chestnut Street 215-751-1800 www.mhasp.org

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of PA (NAMI) 1-800-223-0500 www.nami.org or www.philadelphia.nami.org

Other Resources

Career Wardrobe 215-568-6693

Call 311 for 24 hour info to any Philadelphia City Services