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LIHEAP Opens on October 18th, 2021

By Emily Owsiany | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on LIHEAP Opens on October 18th, 2021

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will open early this year. This federal grant helps low income families pay their heating bills. The cash-grant is a one time […]

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Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

By Ted Behr | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

Rep. McClinton Sponsors an Event at Myers Rec. Center on September 18th. Next Saturday,  September 18th, 10am-2pm, local community agencies and organizations will host “Save A Life – Turn In […]

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FOR ALL SENIOR AGE 65 AND OLDER DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU MAY BE ELIGILBE FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROGRAM AND SENIOR PROPERTY TAX FREEZE

By Cynthia Ryant | September 10, 2021 | Comments Off on FOR ALL SENIOR AGE 65 AND OLDER DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU MAY BE ELIGILBE FOR THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION PROGRAM AND SENIOR PROPERTY TAX FREEZE

Get the Homestead Exemption If you own your primary residence, you are eligible for the Homestead Exemption on your Real Estate Tax. The Homestead Exemption reduces the taxable portion of your […]

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Jumpstart Southwest

By Steve Kuzmicki | September 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Jumpstart Southwest
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Southwest CDC continues “Jumpstart Southwest” anti-blight program

By Steve Kuzmicki | September 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC continues “Jumpstart Southwest” anti-blight program

Southwest Community Development Corporation is pleased to announce that it is continuing with a  program designed to stimulate residential housing development and neighborhood revitalization and create wealth and employment opportunities […]

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Southwest CDC Staff Visits J. Heinz Wildlife Refuge

By Emily Owsiany | September 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Staff Visits J. Heinz Wildlife Refuge

Southwest CDC staff spent September 1st at a staff retreat at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, where there is 1,000 acres of marshland at the base of the Darby Creek.  […]

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Philly Food Waste Business Challenge

By Steve Kuzmicki | September 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Philly Food Waste Business Challenge

Are you a Philly food business searching for ways to take action on climate change & sustainability? Apply to join the City’s Food Waste Business Challenge! In Philadelphia, nearly 17% […]

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The CDC Eviction Moratorium Lifted by the Supreme Court

By Steve Kuzmicki | August 30, 2021 | Comments Off on The CDC Eviction Moratorium Lifted by the Supreme Court

On August 26th, the Supreme Court ruled to end the temporary stay on a lower court ruling seeking to overturn the federal eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease […]

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Community College of Philadelphia – English as a Second Language Program

By Cynthia Ryant | August 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Community College of Philadelphia – English as a Second Language Program

Community College of Philadelphia 1700 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia PA 19130 Improving your ability to speak, read and write English will help you with everyday tasks, as well as prepare […]

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First Rebuild Project Completed at Francis J Myers Recreation Center

By Emily Owsiany | August 25, 2021 | Comments Off on First Rebuild Project Completed at Francis J Myers Recreation Center

Francis J. Myers Recreation Center in Southwest Philadelphia celebrated a new mini soccer pitch, improved basketball courts, and tennis courts today, August 10th, 2021. The City of Philadelphia is investing […]

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