Neighborhood and Communities

West Philly Tool Library

Location

4620 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
267-481-0160
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Thursday, 5:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday, 9:00am-3:00pm
4620 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Julie
Shimborski
Interim Director

To serve as a community resource to provide homeowners, tenants, long-time residents, and newcomers with tools and the knowledge to work with the tools they need.

Services provided: 
Neighborhood and Community Services

Thanksgiving Basket Program

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1931
Hours of Operation: 
Boxes packed the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Boxes distributed to community groups the Monday before Thanksgiving.
1207 Chestnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Brandon
Johnson
Assistant Director
Provide families in the community with nutritious ingredients for traditional Thanksgiving so they can enjoy family, hope and tradition.
Services provided: 
Neighborhood and Communities

Philadelphia Ballhawks

Location

1622 South 24th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
United States
215-768-3842
Fax: 
215-336-8419
Hours of Operation: 
Thursday, 6am-8pm, Saturday, 12-4pm (varies)
1622 South 24th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Author
Bowser
President
To provide a comprehensive experience to develop young men of strong moral character, empower them to develop to the fullest of their athletic abilities, as well as promote educational, social and cultural growth.
Services provided: 
After School Activities, Health, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Services, Violence Prevention

Parkside Association of Philadelphia

Location

5218 Master Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
United States
215-878-2107
Fax: 
215-871-7799
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
5218 Master Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Lucinda
Hudson
Executive Director
To assist in the social welfare of low-to-moderate income elderly, handicapped, hospitalized persons, young persons, and adults through activities such as the development of affordable housing, mortgage counseling, social services programs, and recreational programs. Parkside Association of Philadelphia aims to improve the quality of life and to offer assistance in gaining access to city services.
Services provided: 
After School Activities, Economic Inclusion, Food Bank, Housing Counseling, Job Training and Placement, Neighborhood and Community Service, Town Watch, Violence Prevention, Workforce Development, Youth Development

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

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 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

Fresh Visions Youth Theatre

Location

4821 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
267-226-7135
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday 3pm-9pm, and Saturdays 9am-7pm
4821 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Bruce
Robinson
Founder/Executive Artistic Director
To transform African American youth through the arts by offering children from the historically under-served lower Germantown community of Philadelphia access to high-level and rigorous training in the dramatic and performing arts and providing continuous performance opportunities for these children to display the skills they have acquired to audiences of their peers, parents, and neighborhood supporters. Where a powerful product meets a powerful mission.
Services provided: 
After School Activities, Education - Youth, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention, Youth Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2500 E. Oakdale 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