Community & Economic Development

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD)

Location

5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-724-7430
Hours of Operation: 
Adult services are offered 9am-5pm, Youth services are after school and during the summer.
5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Joseph
E.
Purnell
Executive Director

To reduce drug use/abuse, teen pregnancy, chronic illness, the spread of HIV infection, and senseless violence in the community.  Programs and activities are designed to educate and equip people with the skills needed to make positive choices in life.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-457-3912
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Fransisco
Cortes
Interim Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization, Galaei maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad, providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development

Grand Central

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-880-9457
Fax: 
215-557-6882
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Chartan
Nelson
Director

To bring together a consortium of community-based and public agencies, family members, community and faith-based leaders to serve all who are caring for others' children, including relatives and family friends. To provide information and referrals, brief services, and advocacy. To act as a catalyst for systems change by identifying service gaps and creating model programs to fill unmet needs. To improve the lives of kinship caregivers and their children.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Family Services, Neighborhood and Community Service, Parent Education/Training

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
610-653-4489
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ramond
Joseph
Board President

To help elevate Philadelphia’s Haitian community through education, professional development, and mentorship.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Services,Workforce Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development

Community and Economic Development (CED)*

Location

1207 Chestnut Street 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-851-1738
Fax: 
215-564-9912
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
1207 Chestnut Street 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Jojy
Varghese
Director

To bring capital to under-served communities to ensure the stability, growth, and utility of the region; to enable low and moderate income individuals to become economically empowered through better personal financial management; and to assist residents, businesses and institutions in low and moderate income areas to protect and build their assets. Through collaborative means, to develop strategies to address other community and economic development concerns in the metropolitan Philadelphia area.

Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Economic Inclusion, Other

COLOURS

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 910
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-832-0100
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-8pm
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 910
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Damon
Humes
Executive Director
To respond to the lack of positive and progressive educational advocacy and support mechanisms for LGBT people of color in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/STD/ Hepatitis C Prevention/Education/Screening and Testing Services

Achieving Reunification Center (ARC)

Location

714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
267-514-3500
714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Lorraine
McGirt
Director

To provide a one-stop center to assist parents in overcoming barriers toward family reunification.

Services provided: 
Health, Housing Counseling, Parent Education/Training, Job Training and Placement, Literacy, Violence Prevention

AIDS Policy Project

Location

5120 Walton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-939-7852
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm
5120 Walton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Primary Contact
Ms.
Katherine
Krauss
Executive Director

To help facilitate the end of the AIDS crisis by advocating for HIV-cure research and supporting services for people with AIDS.

Services provided: 
Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education

DrupalCon10 San Francisco

Date: 
March 30, 2010

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