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department of family and community medicine

Community Resources

 

** Indicates services provided in Spanish

 

MATERNAL AND CHILD RESOURCES

  • Childcare Information Hotline

1.888.461.KIDS

Help locating childcare that matches income and hours

Maternal and Children's Health Hotline

215.985-3301

Help with medical assistance and CHIP application

 

Sexual Health Hotline

215.985.3300

Information on birth control and family planning, emergency contraception, pregnancy, prenatal care, HIV/AIDS, STDs

 

215.426.2200

Free classes:  GED, ESL, low literacy adult basic education, Intensive literacy classes for persons on welfare, computer courses, family literacy classes

Support services:  Reunification Center at 714 Market St. for patents seeking reunification with their children, counseling center, case management, referrals, transportation

Emergency food

 

215.763.8870

Education:  GED, ESL, tutoring, after school program

Workforce:  Employment and job training services for adults and youth

Family:  Housing and utilities assistance, family services, youth intervention

Health and wellness:  HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, domestic violence services

 

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Hotline

215.685.2797

 

215.972.0700

Public assistance and family support programs for low income families

MOMobile (www.momobile.org/programs/northcentral.html)

215.707.1010 (100 East Lehigh Avenue)

Education:  Breastfeeding, family planning, HIV/AIDS, STDs, domestic violence

Referrals to community resources

 

Cribs for Kids (www.momobile.org/programs/cribs)

215-989-3589

Provides free cribs to needy families, education on healthy sleeping conditions

 

HIV/AIDS Prevention & Education (www.momobile.org/programs/hiv.html)

In home, free HIV testing and counseling for women, new mothers and families

 

215.978.6100

Food vouchers and nutrition information for low income families

 

North WIC (www.northwic.org)

Checks to buy health food for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to 5 years old

North Philadelphia WIC Office

215.229.3786

3141 Germantown Avenue

 

City Health Center #5

215.765.8481

1900 20th St.

 

Germantown Clinic

215.248.1500

13 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue

 

Woodland Avenue Health Center

215.726.1142

1741 S. 54th Street

 

Aramingo WIC Office

215.533.9597

2401 E. Tioga Street, A4

 

Kensington-Allegheny WIC Office

215.426.6801

1825-31 E. Hilton Street

 

Lehigh Clinic

215.634.8713

217-33 W. Lehigh Avenue, 2nd Floor

 

Olney/Logan Clinic

215.927.1950

5751 N. Broad Street

 

DOMESTIC ABUSE

 

  • Domestic Violence Hotline  

1.866.SAFE014

MENTAL HEALTH 

            215.686.4420

 

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE  

215.227.2400

For persons with problems regarding welfare, food stamps, medical assistance, utilities, mortgage, property tax, bankruptcy

Disabled Children: ABC Hotline

215.981.3756

Services and benefits for disabled children

Family Advocacy Line

215.981.3765

For parents whose children are involved with DHS

Family Law Line

215.981.3838

Divorce, child-spousal support, custody

215.560.2970 

Low income energy assistance programs 

  • Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Center 

(www.temple.edu/ambler/news/557-VITA2011.htm)

215.787.1030

Help with state and federal income tax forms

OLDER ADULTS  

  

215.227.9999

Social activities, health education, assistance with benefits/housing for persons 55 or over