CFL offers college & career readiness classes for individuals who are English Language Learners; who have low levels of literacy or need a high school diploma and individuals facing substantial cultural barriers to employment and Family Literacy services to immigrant families in Elementary School District of Philadelphia
Applaud The Youth (ATY) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing literacy development in order to promote higher education among youth between the ages of 8 through 18 years of age.
The SSJ Welcome Center was established to respond to the needs of newcomers in our neighborhood, community and country.
We recognize the many challenges immigrants face as they begin a new life in our country. From learning English, to finding jobs, to communicating with their children’s teachers, to navigating the healthcare system, our students face daily struggles. We aim to educate and provide resources to these friends.
OAE was charged to work on behalf of over 80 literacy & workforce development programs to help an estimated 550,000 adults in the City who need to develop their workforce literacy skills to compete in our knowledge based economy, complete secondary education, or prepare to participate in post-secondary programs.
The project is the single largest investment in human services in the region, with an investment exceeding $130 million dollars. Designed by MGA Partners Architects, in association with PZS Architects and landscape architects Andropogon Associates, and built by T.N. Ward Company, the 130,000-square foot super community center is situated on 12.4 acres located at the junction of several of North Philadelphia’s most troubled neighborhoods. The center will double the amount of services that The Salvation Army currently provides in Greater Philadelphia and will house an array of programs designed to address the economic, educational, health, recreational and spiritual needs of the communities it will serve.