Community & Economic Development

Waterfront Corporation Plans to Work with Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Date: 
August 3, 2011

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has plans to spend about 25 to 30 percent of its discretionary budget working with women- and minority-owned businesses.

That money -- about $1.05 million -- will supports goods and services from those businesses this fiscal year.

Author: 
Shannon McDonald
Source: 
Newsworks.org

UAC Partners with City to Relaunch Program to Help Working Philadelphians Buy Homes

Date: 
July 18, 2011

 Mayor Michael A. Nutter relaunched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, a program that helps Philadelphia’s workforce to become homeowners. The City provides incentives for participating employers to volunteer to provide their employees with grants or forgivable loans toward the purchase price of a new home within the city limits. The City will match this funding up to $4,000 per home buyer.

Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

A digital booklet designed to help professionals assist their clients in navigating the mortgage foreclosure process.

PHIL-Plus and Mini-PHIL Loans

Date: 
May 9, 2011
Looking for money to repair your home? Even if your credit is less-than-perfect you may qualify for a loan.

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
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