Women’s Community Revitalization Project has established itself as a leader in advocating for equitable, healthy community development as well as support for local women and their families. In addition to developing affordable housing, the organization leads community organizing campaigns aimed at shaping public policy outcomes, manages its properties and provides supportive services to tenants and communities throughout Philadelphia.
Photos Taken From:
Philadelphia Inquirer Article: Celebrating 30 Years of Women Building Houses in North Philly
Philadelphia Tribune Article: Women’s Community Revitalization Project Breaks Ground on Rental Units in Point Breeze
The Bridge is a nonprofit behavioral health treatment and youth opportunity program for adolescents and their families seeking to overcome substance abuse, mental health issues, truancy and other challenges. The Bridge includes a comprehensive continuum of services, accredited by the Joint Commission.
Residential Treatment Program
The Bridge provides up to 27 adolescent males and females with a residential treatment program that addresses substance abuse disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems. Our Hands-On Learning Initiatives give clients the opportunity to explore career options through local businesses and technical schools. Training programs include carpentry, plumbing, video production, automotive repair and much more. Our residential treatment program incorporates an on-site school as well as weekly counseling sessions that include individual and group therapy. As part of their treatment, boys at The Bridge attend weekly therapy sessions with their families.
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Family therapy
- Health & psychiatric services
- Behavior modification
- Anger management/conflict resolution
- Animal assisted therapy
- After-case case management
- Family psych-education
- Family nights
- Outpatient counseling
Educational and Skills Building
- On-site licensed private school with certified teachers
- College preparation and enrollment services
- Computer classes
- Art and music classes
- Health and nutrition education
- Life skills classes
- Balanced and Restorative Justice victim awareness curriculum
- Gardening club
- Dive training
Hands-on Learning Initiatives
- Job readiness instruction and résumé writing
- Carpentry, electrical plumbing classes
- Culinary classes
- Engine building classes
- Music and video production
- Paid work experience
- Restitution payment assistance
- Vocational Training
To educate, support, and inspire improved school wellness and culture so School District of Philadelphia students and their families can live a healthy lifestyle and achieve their fullest potential.
ACHIEVEability breaks the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and homeless families through higher education, affordable housing, supportive services, community & economic development/accountability.
Through advocacy, education and litigation, our attorneys, advocates and volunteers work to preserve and promote civil liberties including the freedom of speech, the right to privacy, reproductive freedom, and equal treatment under the law. We stand in defense of the rights of women and minorities, workers, students, immigrants, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, and others who have seen bias and bigotry threaten the rights afforded to all of us in this country by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights
AHCOPA provides housing counseling for the Greater Philadelphia area. Our goal is to not only serve as a resource center for our clients, but also become their advocates.
A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher’s Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.
Founded in 1996, Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia.
Founded in 1972, PEC is a comprehensive homeless services provider and experienced nonprofit community development agency based in West Philadelphia. The agency employs nearly 100 staff to serve its community and constituents through social services, counseling, case management, commercial corridor revitalization, community organizing, and quality affordable rental housing. PEC is looking for dynamic, motivated, and talented individuals to join its team and help lay the foundation for the agency’s next phase of growth.