Where To Turn

To HELP People Who Are HOMELESS

Philadelphia Homeless Outreach Hotline
215-232-1984

Project HOME Outreach Coordination Center
1515 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8am-4pm, Wed: 8am-2pm

More food options and services available at http://211sepa.org/
2-1-1 or 866-964-7922


BENEFITS ACCESS

BenePhilly
1515 Fairmount Avenue
215-320-6193
Mon-Wed: 9am-6pm;
Thurs-Fri: 9-5pm & every other Sat.
Food stamps, medical benefits & state benefits.
Walk-ins welcome.

Philly Restart
18th Street & Vine Street
Mon: 4-5pm
Vouchers for PennDOT ID or PA birth certificate given with referral letter from shelter or agency.
Meal served

DAY/DROP-IN CENTERS

Welcome Center
Lutheran Church o f the Holy Communion
2111 Sansom Street
215-567-3668
Fri: 12pm Lunch
12-4pm Activities

Philadelphia Recovery Community Center (PRCC)
1701 Lehigh Avenue
215-223-7700
Mon-Wed: 10am-6pm
Thurs-Fri: 11:30am-7:30
Group and individual recovery support services

A New Life Recovery & Education Center
3119 Spring Garden Street
267-507-3529
Tues-Sat: 10am-6pm
Recovery & peer support

The Well
2709 N. Broad Street, 1st floor,
267-507-3470
Office: Mon-Fri: 9-5pm
Recovery & peer support groups/life & job coaching

MEN
St. John’s Hospice
1221 Race Street
215-563-7763
Mon-Fri
(except 2nd Tues):
8:30am
Clothing and showers
(Monday for seniors,
veterans, disabled only);
Lunch: Mon-Fri 12-2:30pm
Case management

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline
1-866-723-3014 or 1-866-SAFE-014
Emergency shelter, transitional housing, referral, and legal representation

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 215-985-3333
Advocacy, counseling, and education services
Women Against Abuse
Legal Center: 215-686-7082

EMERGENCY HOUSING

Families/Single Women Seeking Emergency Housing Services
Office of Homeless Services  (Homeless Services)

Apple Tree Family Center
INTAKE: Mon-Fri: 7-3pm
1430 Cherry Street
215-686-7150, 7151, or 7153

Families Only Emergency Housing After-Hours Services
(Homeless Services)

Red Shield Family
Residence INTAKE: Holidays & Weekends: After 3pm
715 N. Broad Street
215-787-2887

Single Women Only Emergency Housing After-Hours Services
(Homeless Services)

Gaudenzia’s House of Passage, Kirkbride Center
INTAKE: Holidays & Weekends:
After 4pm
48th Street and Haverford Avenue (48th Street side entrance)
215-471-2017

Single Men Seeking Emergency Housing Services
(Homeless Services)

The Roosevelt Darby Center
INTAKE: Mon-Fri: 7-3pm
802 North Broad Street
215-685-3700

Single Men Emergency Housing After-Hours Services
(Homeless Services)

Station House
INTAKE: Daily: After 4pm
Holidays & Weekends:
24 hours
2601 N. Broad Street (rear entrance)
215-225-9230

Men at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
302 N. 13th Street
215-922-6400

To report complaints about shelter:
Office of Homeless Services Quality of Care
802 N. Broad Street
215-686-7141

HIV/AIDS SERVICES

Jonathan Lax Center
1233 Locust Street 5th floor
215-790-1788
Appointment Hours Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Walk-ins Mon-Fri: 9-11am & 1-3pm

GET UP
3130 Kensington Avenue
215-888-2448
Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Free HIV/STI Testing

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

National Human Trafficking Resource Center
1-888-373-788
Interpretation services available
Reporting, legal services, social services, referral

LEGAL SERVICES

Community Legal Services (CLS)
1424 Chestnut Street
215-981-3700
Walk-in Mon-Fri: 9am-12 pm
Private landlord /public housing/Section 8 issues
Mon & Wed: 9am-12pm
Public housing/Section 8
Tues & Thurs: 9am-12pm

1410 W. Erie Avenue
215-227-2400
Walk-in: Mon, Wed, Fri: 9am-12pm
SSI Appeal & Utilities
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:30am-12pm

Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP)
1429 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
215-523-9595 or 1-800-837-2672
Weekly free legal clinics. Call for info or visit
www.homelessadvocacyproject.org

LGBTQ SERVICES

Mazzoni Center
809 Locust Street
215-563-0658
Mon & Tues: 9am-7pm
Wed-Fri: 9am-5pm
Medical care, counseling, HIV testing, trans health services, support groups

Mazzoni Center, Washington West Project
1201 Locust Street, 215-985-9206
HIV walk-in testing
Mon-Fri: 9am-8:30pm; Sat: 1-4:30pm
STI walk-in testing
Tues: 1-6pm, Thurs: 6-8:30pm,
Fri: 2-5pm, Sat: 1-4pm

Attic Youth Center (Ages 14-23)
255 S. 16th Street
215-545-4331
Mon & Tues: 11am-7pm
Wed & Fri: 1pm-8pm
HIV testing, individual counseling, social activities, and safe environment for youth

Trans-health Information Project (TIP)
149 W Susquehanna Avenue
267-457-3912
Toll free: 866-222-3871
Educational workshops, group support

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

Go to emergency room or call 911

MEDICAL NON-EMERGENCY

Stephen Klein Wellness Center, Project HOME
2144 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
215-320-6187
Mon-Fri: 9-4:30pm (appointments preferred)
Medical clinic, counselling, health insurance
enrollment (Bus options: 3, 33 and 61)

Fairmount Health Center
1412-22 Fairmount Avenue
215-235-9600
Mon-Fri: 8:30-5pm (walk-ins welcome)
Co-pays on sliding scale from $20 to $40

Fairmount Health Center-Our Brother’s Place 907 Hamilton Street
215-985-1600
Tues & Thurs: 9am-4pm
Thurs: 7-8:30pm

Mary Howard Health Center
125 S. 9th Street
215-592-4500
Appointment Hours Mon-Fri: 9:30-5:00pm
Walk-ins Mon-Thurs: 7am

House of Grace Catholic Worker Clinic
1813 East Hagert Street
215-423-0222
Tues: 9:30-11:30am, 4:30-6:30pm
Weds: 9:30-11:30am
Thurs: 4:30-6:30pm
Fri: 11:30am-1:30pm
Walk-in health clinic, showers

 

MEALS

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Office of Behavioral Health Emergency and Information Line (24-hour)
215-685-6440

Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia CRC
501 S. 54th Street
215-748-9525

Hall Mercer CRC- Pennsylvania Hospital
245 S. 8th Street
215-829-LIFE (5433) – Crisis Team

Mary Howard Health Center
125 S. 9th Street
215-592-4500
Walk-ins Mon & Tues: 6:30-6:45am

To report complaints about mental health
treatment: Consumer Satisfaction Team
520 Delaware Avenue, 7th Floor
215-923-9627

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Alcohol & Other Drug Information and Recovery Support Line (24-hour)
800-221-6333

SYRINGE EXCHANGE

Prevention Point Philadelphia
2913 Kensington Avenue
215-634-5272
Mon-Thurs: 12pm-4:30pm
Fri: 12pm-3pm
HIV testing, drop-in center, street side health
project, safer use supplies on M-W-F, overdose and narcan training daily

VETERANS

National 24-Hour Hotline
for Veterans who are Homeless (or At-Risk of Homelessness)
1-877-4AID-VET (824-3838)

The Perimeter
(Veteran Services)
213-217 N. 4th Street
(at Arch Street)
215-923-2600
Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:30pm
Showers, haircuts, food, clothing, laundry, counseling, shelter, transportation

YOUTH SERVICES

Covenant House
(Ages 21 & Under)

Crisis Center:
31-43 East Armat Street
215-951-5411
24-Hour Hotline
1-800-999-9999

Youth Emergency Services (YES)
Center for Runaway Youth
(Ages 12-17)
24-Hour Hotline & Intake
1-800-371-SAFE(7233)

Valley Youth House
(Ages 12-21)

1500 Sansom Street #300A
215-925-3180
Street outreach and transitional housing (including LGBTQ)

PathWays PA
Basic Center Program
(Ages 14-17, female only)
5013 Hazel Avenue, 215-397-4287