Economic Justice

'Housing Assistance' Archive

Fair Housing Rights Center for South Eastern Pennsylvania

Posted November 10, 2015

Incorporated in 1992, the mission of the Fair Housing Rights Center (FHRC) is to ensure equal access to housing opportunities for all people. To achieve this mission, the Center educates the public on fair housing laws, provides assistance to individuals who have experienced housing discrimination, monitors the community for compliance with applicable housing laws, and […]

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Posted February 3, 2015

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania commits itself to serve vulnerable children and families in community through culturally competent ministries of care, nurturing, shelter, advocacy, and counseling, including but not limited to foster care, adoption, family preservation, education, resettlement, housing and job development. Students can get involved with our refugee resettlement program, BOOST […]

Project H.O.M.E.

Posted April 30, 2014

The mission of Project H.O.M.E. is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, and to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty. Project H.O.M.E. achieves this through a continuum of care comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and other comprehensive services. The organization addresses the root […]

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. The mission of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services. LSH has various programs […]

Saint John’s Hospice

Posted April 30, 2014

Saint John’s Hospice is a community grounded in faith and service where homeless persons find dignity, respect, nourishment and opportunities for new beginnings. St.John’s provides daily meals for 300-350 men, mail services for close to 2,000 men, a residential program for approximately 40 men, and a residential program for 12 medically needy homeless men (the […]

Genesis Housing Corporation

Posted April 30, 2014

Genesis Housing Corporation is dedicated to the development of affordable housing and to the education of consumers on housing and financial issues. Genesis Housing Corporation rehabilitates vacant and owner occupied properties throughout Montgomery County including special programs in Pottstown and Norristown. Volunteers help with grant writing, research on housing areas, and administrative tasks. Website: http://genesishousing.org/ […]

ACLAMO Family Centers

Posted April 30, 2014

Acción Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery County (ACLAMO), located in Norristown, is the only bi-lingual social service agency in Montgomery County. Since 1976 ACLAMO has worked to promote improved access to economic, health, educational, social and cultural opportunities for low-income individuals and families in Montgomery County, especially those of Spanish speaking background. ACLAMO offers low-income Latinos access to programs in employment, housing, supplementary education/drop-out prevention, family literacy, early prenatal care and primary care health services and parenting education.

Dignity Housing

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1988, Dignity Housing is the first housing and supportive services program in the nation to be founded and guided by homeless people and activists.  Since its inception, Dignity has provided both quality, affordable housing and supportive services to thousands of people – primarily single African American women and their children. Heads of households […]

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Habitat Philadelphia is on a mission to transform lives and our city by building and repairing quality homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing. Volunteer opportunities are available in constructing a Habitat home, supporting Habitat’s non-profit building supply/interior design storefront by organizing and pricing donated […]