Community Partners

Community Partners2019-01-11T14:42:54+00:00

We proudly collaborate with other organizations to ensure that our families have access to essential resources to help take control of their lives and care for their families.

We appreciate our great partners who help us offer such extraordinary programs and services. This unwavering support ensures our families can gain essential skills, to build a brighter and more hopeful future.

CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

CHOP’s Homeless Health Initiative (HHI) provides free health services to women and children living in local emergency housing shelters. Dedicated volunteers from the HHI offer high-quality medical and dental care, health education, and more to shelter residents in the Philadelphia area.

 

PHMC (Public Health Management Corporation)

On-site nursing care and immunizations, an infant screening program and health education.

Council for Relationships (CFR)

Programs to help individuals, couples and families are cope with trauma, addiction and mental illness.

J. Peters Institute

Works with sexually abused children and their caretakers, which is especially critical for homeless children, who regularly report higher than average instances of abuse.

Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP)

Free legal assistance and legal counseling.

PennSmiles Bus

A mobile dental van from Penn Dental School, provides dental care for the children, typically in the summer.

Graduate and undergraduate students from local schools of social work complete field placement internships to assist staff in providing services to families in our care.

The West Philadelphia YMCA

The Y Achievers Program is an academic achievement/career development initiative purposed to help teens and pre-teens set and pursue high educational and career goals, resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning.

The Front Line Dads Program

Through interactive activities, supervised instruction, hands-on experiences, lectures, psycho-educational field trips, and career exploration, the young men participating in the program can develop tools necessary to make a successful transition into responsible adulthood. Topics include social etiquette, dressing for success, resume preparation, interview skills, applying for college, parenting, self-esteem, and team building.

Local sororities and fraternities

Volunteers arrive weekly to help children in the Family Residence with art projects, achieve school related goals by providing homework help, enhance reading skills, and provide sports and outdoor activities.