DHCD partners with more than 60 organizations to support housing, housing services and community and economic development activities benefiting low- and moderate-income residents of Philadelphia.
addresses the long-standing need of people with behavioral health issues for permanent, affordable, and independent housing in the community.
seeks to break the cycle of poverty for low-income, single parent and homeless families with education, affordable housing, supportive services, community and economic development.
is committed to creating an AIDS-free generation through proven strategies. Their services include case manage-ment, HIV testing, prevention education, supportive housing, HIV treatment as prevention and volunteer services.
increases affordable housing opportunities for low-and moderate-income households of color in Pennsylvania.
is a nonprofit CDC actively engaged in the revitalization of North Philadelphia’s Allegheny West neighborhood.
is a Latino-based health, human services, community and economic development nonprofit organization serving Philadelphia.
is devoted to the maintenance and furtherance of the economic, educational and cultural aspects of the community.
provides housing and other highly supportive services for people living with AIDS in Philadelphia and the surrounding region.
has ten agencies that administer programs dedicated to serving men, women, and children in need. They are an expression of the charitable works of the local church.
promotes the economic development and financial inclusion of Philadelphia’s Latino community through collaborations and advocacy aimed at ensuring their access to quality housing.
is a nonprofit community center in Northwest Philadelphia primarily focused on the needs of older people.
is a nonprofit community resource devoted to Lifelong Financial Literacy. For over five decades Clarifi has helped people identify and secure the most important assets in their lives.
provides social, educational, cultural, prevention and intervention services and programs to underserved young people and families; serves as a voice for the diverse Latino community on issues impacting children, youth and families; and serves as a catalyst for maintaining the culture and history of the Latino communities.
provides pro bono design services to nonprofit organizations, creates engaging volunteer opportunities for design professionals, and raises awareness about the importance of design in revitalizing communities.
provides free legal services, in civil matters, to low-income Philadelphians.
is a nonprofit organization with a mission to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development and advocacy.
provides leadership and services that strengthen and coordinate the Point Breeze and surrounding communities’ efforts on behalf of children, youth and families.
helps people conserve energy and promote a sustainable and socially equitable energy future for all. Neighborhood Energy Centers are “one-stop shop” for the services offers.
is driven by the biblical mandate to serve the “least of these” (Matt. 25:40), and strengthens Hispanic communities by carrying out their mission through a variety of programs and services that are all designed to empower people through education, economic development, and advocacy.
works closely with the Office of Business Services to help meet the needs of businesses within major commercial corridors in Frankford.
is a Quaker-related nonprofit whose mission is to provide housing and social services for low-and moderate- income households.
helps people affected by drug and alcohol dependency, mental illness and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life and become accountable individuals.
is dedicated to providing assistance to residents citywide, connecting people with needed resources and information, bridging the cultural and language gap, strengthening families, enriching lives, and sustaining communities.
combats community deterioration through economic development initiatives that address commercial revitalization, the creation of safe affordable housing and employment opportunities.
promotes the welfare and well-being of all people residing in the Hunting Park Community through economic empowerment, support programs and social responsibility.
has worked in Kensington since 1974 to rekindle hope for Philadelphians who have seen factories close, jobs disappear, and life chances dim.
serves older adults, providing programs for active adults ages 55+, housing counseling, affordable housing for adults age 62 and over, geriatric mental health, and assisted services that allow frailer individuals to age-in-place. Provides access to quality supports and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
serves the needs of children and families in the Greater Philadelphia area, through culturally competent, collaborative, family-centered programs, to empower them to meet the challenges of everyday life and to build a firm foundation for a bright future.
provides skilled nursing and comfort care with the compassionate support that patients and families need during terminal illness.
provides the support services that address the felt needs within the community so that residents can achieve personal and community growth.
advocates and promotes independent living for all persons with disabilities through advocacy, information and referral, peer support and skills training.
has connected local organizations and community leaders with resources to revitalize neighborhoods and improve quality of life for more than three decades.
provides quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBT-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals it serves.
is commited to the revitalization of the Germantown Avenue corridor and the Mt. Airy neighborhood. It works in four program areas: housing counseling, real estate development, commercial corridor revitalization, and a public schools initiative.
is a community-based organization that partners with residents and faith-based partners to provide affordable housing, to foster strong families, to promote community engagement and quality of life for residents.
strengthens the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable development, quality housing and community building.
stabilizes and develops Nicetown’s local economy, affordable housing, and open spaces. NTCDC provides supportive services, community education and organizing, land care, and special events coordination.
Norris Square Community Alliance (NSCA)
empowers residents to become self-reliant and to unite and build the community by developing and improving the physical, economic, social, cultural and educational aspects of the neighborhood.
Northwest Counseling Service, Inc.
is a nonprofit organization that was founded for the purpose of providing real estate and housing counseling services to Philadelphia residents.
Office of Homeless Services (OHS)
assists individuals and families in moving towards independent living and self-sufficiency in safe and stable housing through Philadelphia’s homeless continuum of care.
provides social services, job placement, housing referral service and a neighborhood food bank to promote a better quality of life for all of its residents, and plays an intricate role in economic development in this community.
works to provide affordable home-ownership and rental apartment options for senior adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs.
is a nonprofit membership organization that offers programs, activities, workshops, and publications for gardeners of all levels and interests.
nurtures families, strengthens neighbor-hoods, and drives change. PEC provides comprehensive supportive services to homeless women and their children, revitalizes sections of West Philadelphia and advocates for social justice.
as a citywide membership association of CDCs and affiliate organizations, is dedicated to helping community development groups provide the most effective support for their neighborhoods through public policy and advocacy, technical assistance and training, neighborhood GIS mapping, technology support, information sharing and peer-to-peer networking.
sets and leads policies to help both small businesses and major corporations thrive. The Department coordinates activities along neighborhood commercial corridors, with small businesses and entrepreneurs, major real estate development projects, large-scale business attraction and retention efforts, as well as efforts to increase minority-owned business contracting opportunities.
is a regional nonprofit housing and community economic development organization serving the five-county Philadelphia area since 1962.
improves the quality of life for older Philadelphians and people with disabilities; assists them in achieving their maximum levels of health, independence and productivity.
is dedicated to improving the lives of low-income residents through home repair programs.
spurs investment, supports business growth, and fosters development that creates jobs, revitalizes neighborhoods, and drives growth to every corner of Philadelphia: offers flexible financing tools and structures and invests in public-private partnerships for key City policy areas and development priorities.
has provided free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia for nearly 20 years.
is the City’s implementation arm for community development, charged with leveraging the City’s assets to provide redevelopment opportunities to create and preserve affordable housing, and to improve quality of life.
advances the well-being and personal growth of all persons age 55 and older in Greater Philadelphia by connecting them to services and resources to learn, grow, and discover new ways to be actively engaged in living.
Philadelphia Unemployment Project
has, since 1975, organized the poor and unemployed to fight for economic justice, bringing diverse groups together to bring about major changes that benefit millions of unemployed and impoverished.
promotes equal justice for the poor providing civil legal services not otherwise available, collaborating with other legal services organizations and promoting a culture of volunteerism by educating and exposing attorneys and law students to issues of poverty.
provides, through a one-year program at its YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School for high-school dropouts, a chance to earn their diplomas while learning vital job skills and providing valuable community services.
is a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations.
is a national human services nonprofit with the broadest possible service mission, and specializes in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and any challenges wherever the need exists.
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protecting their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy.
is Philadelphia’s vision for a city that collaborates and works together to fight poverty sharing responsibility to find a better, more coordinated approach and sharing the benefits of the collective impact that results.
connects the community to resources and opportunities, the land, and each other. They act as, and encourage others to become, engaged stewards of the neighborhood.
is a private nonprofit organization that combats the home energy and housing problems that face low-income residents in the neighborhood of Southwest Philadelphia.
is rebuilding the Strawberry Mansion Community through the empowerment of its residents and enhancing the quality of life by providing services to very low-, low-, and moderate-income residents.
Tenant Union Representative Network (TURN)
offers housing related services including tenant rights workshops and individual counseling, hotline, organizing and rental and mortgage assistance.
catalyzes benefits for businesses and residents that spark community revitalization in distressed, low-income neighborhoods.
has a long and rich tradition of service to children, adults and families residing in Southeast Philadelphia.
improves communities and changes lives, by creating cultural and entrepreneurial opportunities that break the cycle of generational poverty within historically disenfranchised communities.
unites government, business, neighborhoods, and individual initiatives to improve the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues.
has been empowering the African-American community since 1917. ULP is an affiliate of the National Urban League, the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African-Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.
is committed to a holistic, preventive, and cost-efficient approach to assisting vulnerable families impacted by housing crises. A one-stop shop that offers immediate resources.
works with homeowners to provide housing counseling in a number of areas.
advances the educational, civic, social, commercial, and economic interests and general welfare and prosperity of the Whitman area.