Youth Development

Teenshop Launches New Blog for Girls

Date: 
April 9, 2012
When girls need advice they now have a place to go online to get answers.

UAC Welcomes Summer Interns

Date: 
July 22, 2011
At an orientation last week, 16 young people were welcomed into the Coalition family.

Comcast Foundation Supports Teenshop’s Summer Leadership Program

Date: 
April 29, 2011
Thanks to a generous eight thousand dollar grant from the Comcast Foundation, Teenshop will expand its program to include more girls and activities.

Sun Life Rising Star Awards Program Gives $165,000 in Grants and Scholarships to Philadelphia-Area Nonprofit Organizations and Three Outstanding High School Seniors

Date: 
November 4, 2010

Awards program recognizes Philadelphia Futures, Urban Affairs Coalition, LEAD, and Three Remarkable Students Who Overcame the Odds to Stay in School

Summer WorkReady Youth Employment Programs*

Location

440 N Broad St, Room 1180
Philadelphia, PA 19130
United States
215-851-1800
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm
440 N Broad St, Room 1180
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Kate
Rivera
Director

Provides a paid work experience, educational activities and career exploration activities to youth over a six-week period.

Services provided: 
Job Training and Placement, Mentoring, Youth Development

Teenshop

Location

1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1843
Hours of Operation: 
School year: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm; July workshops: Saturday, 10am-1pm
1207 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Elleanor
J.
Hendley
Founder and Chair
To develop adolescent girls into tomorrow's leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours.
Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, Mentoring, Violence Prevention, Youth Development

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

Philadelphia Anti-Drug/Anti-Violence Network (PAAN)

Location

2700 N. 17th Street, Suite 200 Lehigh Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-940-0550
Fax: 
215-940-0519
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
2700 N. 17th Street, Suite 200 Lehigh Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Robert
Brown
Director
To promote community safety through services that reduce drug abuse and violence, as well as to help at-risk youth develop positive alternatives that will return them to the mainstream of society. Since its inception in 1989, PAAN has utilized its expertise to meet these objectives through street-based community outreach and intervention programs.
Services provided: 
Education - Youth, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention