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The Need for Prevention is Now!

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on The Need for Prevention is Now!

Join us May 9-15, as we celebrate National Prevention Week, to raise awareness about the importance of substance misuse prevention and mental wellness. During this week, we will recognize the individuals, […]

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Phase 4 Rental Assistance Program

By Cynthia Ryant | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Phase 4 Rental Assistance Program

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PHASE 4 RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Landlord pre-registration for Phase 4 rental assistance is now open! Pre registering will speed up the process for landlords getting assistance […]

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WINTER IS ALMOST OVER! Southwest CDC is here to help with LIHEAP

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on WINTER IS ALMOST OVER! Southwest CDC is here to help with LIHEAP

LIHEAP/CRISIS PROGRAM WILL BE ENDING APRIL 9, 2021 now is the time for you to come in and apply for the grant to assist with paying your energy bills. PA.GOV/LIHEAP […]

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Financial Education Workshops

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Financial Education Workshops

Need help improving your credit, creating a budget, or saving money to buy a house? Southwest CDC offers free virtual Financial Education (FECI) Workshops every second Saturday of the month […]

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Eviction Diversion Program

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Eviction Diversion Program

By Kia Hinton Rent-burdened families clearly have lower savings than do the non-burdened.  In a 2015 study 64 percent of rent-burdened families, including the severely burdened, had less than $400 […]

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Southwest CDC Providing quality programming for youth throughout Covid-19:

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Providing quality programming for youth throughout Covid-19:

By Shaketia Sills March 13th 2020 schools across Philadelphia begin to close their doors due to Covid-19; what was supposed to be a 2 week process turned into months of twists, […]

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Covid 19 Cooperation

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Covid 19 Cooperation

PennMed & Mercy vaccinate 1500 Southwest/West residents The initial check-in. PennMed & Mercy Health volunteers welcome two of the 1500 SW and West Phila. elderly residents who traveled to School […]

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Help is just around the corner.

By Cynthia Ryant | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Help is just around the corner.

https://dpdhousingbenefits.phdcphila.org/#/

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Food Pantry/Free Community Event – March 13

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Pantry/Free Community Event – March 13

Kingsessing Rec. Center tomorrow at 12 – 2 p.m. State Senator Anthony H. Williams invites residents to a “Food Pantry and Community Event” being held at the Kingsessing Recreation Center […]

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Calling All Citizen Scientists!

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Calling All Citizen Scientists!

Photo:  Citizen Scientists-in-Training on Jenkintown Creek,Tookany-Tacony/Frankford Watershed Many volunteer opportunities in our natural spaces! By Paul Racette Interested in observing natural spaces and providing valuable information to scientists monitoring water […]

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