Resources for Families
Philadelphia Office of Children and Families
The Office of Children and Families (OCF) aligns the City’s policies, resources, and services for children and families.
To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other politically, socially and economically marginalized communities as they seek to advance the condition of their lives in the United States.
The Philadelphia Youth Network
The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) serves as the managing partner for two of the city's most comprehensive campaigns focused on improving the educational and economic outcomes of the city's youth.
Office of Early Childhood Education
For information on the District’s preschool services and programs kindergarten transition activities and summer programs and family engagement programs.
Untied Way Hotline - 211
211 is a free, easy-to-remember hotline that connects individuals and families with important services and resources in our local communities. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and available in over 150 languages.
DHS is the county's child welfare and juvenile justice agency. Their mission is to provide and promote safety, permanency, and well-being for children and youth at risk of abuse, neglect, and delinquency.
Philadelphia Department of Human Services
West Philly Promise Neighborhood
This program seeks to improve education, health, and economic successes for West Philadelphia children, their families and communities.
Each year, Philly's After School Activities Partnership coordinates hundreds of after school and summer enrichment programs in partnership with more than 200 schools, libraries, recreation centers, and community-based organizations.
BenePhilly is a community resource group offering FREE one-on-one enrollment support to help Philadelphia residents apply for over 20 public benefits. Trained counselors assist with completing applications, organizing key documents, and tracking their applications’ status.