Advocacy

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD)

Location

5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-724-7430
Hours of Operation: 
Adult services are offered 9am-5pm, Youth services are after school and during the summer.
5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Joseph
E.
Purnell
Executive Director

To reduce drug use/abuse, teen pregnancy, chronic illness, the spread of HIV infection, and senseless violence in the community.  Programs and activities are designed to educate and equip people with the skills needed to make positive choices in life.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-758-6923
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Miguel
Andrade
Interim Executive Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization.  We were founded in 1989 to respond to the lack of support and resources for our community during the HIV epidemic.  Queer acknowledges and represents the mosaic of sexual and gender identities within out communities.  Latin@ respresents the multiracial, multicultural experience of Latinidad.  As a queer Latin@ organization we embarce the common history of resistance and resilience of Latin@ and queer people.  GALALEI embodies both histories.  We are unwavering in our commitment to the advancement de nuestra familia.  GALAEI maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad through providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.  

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development

Grand Central

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-557-1554
Fax: 
215-557-6882
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Chartan
Nelson
Director

To bring together a consortium of community-based and public agencies, family members, community and faith-based leaders to serve all who are caring for others' children, including relatives and family friends. To provide information and referrals, brief services, and advocacy. To act as a catalyst for systems change by identifying service gaps and creating model programs to fill unmet needs. To improve the lives of kinship caregivers and their children.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Family Services, Neighborhood and Community Service, Parent Education/Training

Haitian Relief Fund

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-527-6698
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Stephanie
Sylvain
Board President

To help rebuild the communites in Haiti

Services provided: 
Economic development, advocacy and business development

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-527-6698
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Stephanie
Sylvain
Board President

To help elevate Philadelphia’s Haitian community through education, professional development, and mentorship.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Services,Workforce Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2415 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development

Economic Development Projects (EDP)

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1917
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5 pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Beverly
Woods
Director
Secondary Contact
Mr.
Carlos
Jones
Marketing and Project Manager
EDP acts as an independent consultant to influence wealth building policy by promoting business development and employment for minorities, women and community residents.
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Workforce Development

COLOURS

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1973
Fax: 
215-851-1870
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-8pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Mark
A.
Wilson
Executive Director
To respond to the lack of positive and progressive educational advocacy and support mechanisms for LGBT people of color in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/STD/ Hepatitis C Prevention/Education/Screening and Testing Services