Needing Assistance

First Option Closed Work Around

Homeless Outreach Hotline

Project H.O.P.E  / 215-232-1984 /

National Food Hunger Hotline

1-866-348-6479 (English) / 1-877-841-6273 (Spanish)

Philadelphia Access Center

1832 S. 11th St. / Philadelphia PA 19148 / 215-389-1985 /

Casa del Carmen - Catholic Social Services

4400 N. Reese St. / 215-329-5660 / 267-331-2500 /

New Kensington Community Development Corporation

2515 Frankford Ave. / 215-427-0350 ext 109

Domestic Violence Assistance

Domestic Violence Unit of Family Court / 34 S. 11th St / Room 242 / 215-686-3511

The Criminal Justice Center

1301 Filbert St. / Room# B-03 / 215-686-7280

Women Against Abuse

1-866-723-3014 / (24 Hours)

Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia

4455 N. 6th St. / Suite # 100 / 215-399-0064 /

Emergency Shelter Assistance for Victims of Domestic Violence

100 S. Broad St.  / 215-686-1280 (English) / 215-765-8870 (Spanish)

Local Partners & Friends

First Option Closed Work Around

Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia

“We invite clients to come to places of safety in their own neighborhood to meet one-on-one with an attorney for a free one hour consultation. Clients are given sound advice, counsel and direction. Often we provide pro-se coaching in matters clients can handle without representation. We offer clients who qualify with a pro-bono or reduced fee referral to one of our referral attorneys. We also offer spiritual care to clients, both at and after clinic, to those who are interested. We try to offer the love of Jesus to everyone, and seek to help them in any way we can.”

New Jerusalem Recovery House

“New Jerusalem Now is a residential addiction recovery community located on the west side of North Philadelphia, where nearly 50% of the population suffers from drug or alcohol addiction. We are a non-denominational spiritual community, focused on the principles of nonviolence, simplicity, and cooperative living.”

Esperanza Health Center

“Our mission is to provide affordable, quality, bilingual primary health care and support services to our patients in Jesus’ name, and to promote the health of the North Philadelphia community we serve. All people in need of health care services are welcome at Esperanza Health Center.”

Esperanza College

“The mission of Esperanza College, a Christian college program dedicated to the service of the Hispanic and local communities, is to enhance the knowledge, skills, and outlook of young people and adults so that they can live even more thoughtful, positive, productive, and purposeful lives.”

Eastern University

“Eastern University is a co-educational, comprehensive Christian university that integrates faith, reason and justice for its 3,616 students. This university located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers undergraduate and graduate programs for college students, and strives to provide the very best. Eastern is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has an interdenominational Christian student body, faculty and administration.”

Timoteo Flag Football

Team Website

“Timoteo supports communities by empowering men to mentor youth through athletics, spiritual formation and partnerships with local churches and organizations.”

New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia

“NSM is an interfaith, multicultural immigrant justice movement organizing communities to end injustices against immigrants, regardless of status.”


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