On this page you will find events in Philadelphia neighborhoods that address the problems of homelessness. Click on the image for details about the event.

October Events

Bethesda Project

Carving Change

Date: Thursday, October 19
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Pop-Up Garden, 1438 South Street

OHS Public Meeting

Emergency Solutions Grant submission to the PA DCED

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m
Location: Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, 16th Floor, Room B

Your Feedback & Support Is Important to Us

On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 the Office of Homeless Services will be submitting an Emergency Solutions Grant to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. We would like to have a public meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. held on the 16th Floor in Room B of the Municipal Service Building, 1401 JFK Blvd. If your schedule permits, please join us! More


Share the Food

Party in the Warehouse

Date: Thursday, October 26
Time: 5:30pm
Location: 2981 W. Hunting Park Avenue

November Events

Hub of Hope

First Annual Benefit

Date: Monday, November 6
Time: 8 to 9:30am
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 12th and Market Streets

SEPTA and the City of Philadelphia are constructing a new and expanded Hub of Hope in the Center City sub concourse that will be open throughout the year. Project HOME will staff and operate the facility, where homeless and at-risk individuals will find food, showers,laundry facilities, physical and behavioral healthcare, housing counseling and other social services.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We need your help to furnish the center with the equipment necessary to help transform lives: with clothes washers and dryers, showers, computers, medical exam tables and equipment, and more. We hope you will consider supporting this important initiative.

To confirm sponsorship and attendance at the November 6 event, please respond by October 18, 2017 (see attached Hub of Hope Invitation)


Narcan Overdose Prevention Trainings (Free)

Dates: Wednesdays, November 15, December 13
Time: 10am-Noon
Location: 801 Market Street

The City’s Behavioral Health Department is offering Free Narcan Trainings to the General Public in Effort to Curb Skyrocketing Opioid Overdose Deaths

With the city on pace to record more than 1,200 drug overdose deaths this year – far surpassing last year’s count of 907 – and with an estimated 70,000 people in Philadelphia currently using heroin daily while thousands more are abusing other opioids, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) is offering free trainings to the general public on how to administer the life-saving opioid overdose antidote Narcan (Naloxone) on October 18th, November 15th and December 13th. Registration is required.

Download Free Narcan Trainings Flyer.

JEVS Human Services

Strictly Business Networking and Awards Luncheon

Date: Thursday, November 9
Time: 11am-1:30pm
Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N. 17th Street

Prevention Point

Celebrating 25 Years

Date: Thursday, November 16
Time: 6-9pm
Location: 3525 I Street

Episcopal Community Services

Forum on Justice & Opportunity

Date: Saturday, November 11
Time: 8:30am-3pm
Location: National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall