Southwest Community Development Corporation

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General Information
Description of AgencySouthwest Community Development Corporation (Southwest CDC) is a private non-profit organization located in the heart of Southwest, serving a community of over 70,000 residents in approximately 24,000 households.
Since its incorporation, Southwest CDC has expanded its role in the community to provide many additional services, including the following:
- utility and rental assistance
- housing counseling
- community outreach and organizing
- after school care
- 6 week summer camp
- economic development
- Woodland Avenue Revitalization Project
- Publish the Southwest Globe Times community newspaper
HistorySouthwest CDC was incorporated in 1987 to combat the home energy and housing problems that face low-income residents in the neighborhood of Southwest Philadelphia.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographic AreaSouthwest Philadelphia
Public TransportationG Bus, 11 Trolley, 36 trolley, 108 Bus
Facility/ADA AccessThe office is all on one floor. There are no steps.
Intake ProcedureWalk Ins
Intake RequirementsCall ahead for individual program requirements. 215-729-0800
Funded ByPhiladelphia Office of Housing and Community Development, PA Housing Finance Agency, Philadelphia Commerce Department, Energy Coordinating Agency
Agency TypeSocial Services, Community and Economic Development
 
Client Information
Intended Participants- Low income residents for utility assistance grants
- Low and moderate income residents for foreclosure prevention
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityBased on Program.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation8:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMs. Lorraine Thomas
Contact's PositionOperations Manager
Contact's Phone215-729-3948
Contact's Emaillorraine@southwestcdc.org
Physical Site Address 16328 Paschall Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19142
Mailing Address 16328 Paschall Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19142
Main Phone215-729-0800
Hotline Phone6102592622
Emergency/After Hours Phone6102592622
TDD Phone6102592622
Other Phone6102592622
Fax215-726-5719
Emaildonna@southwestcdc.org
Web Addresshttp://www.southwestcdc.org
 
Additional Information
Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/swcdc
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Southwest Community Development Corporation
Affiliated Programs: 6328 Paschall Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19142-9142
Patterson Elementary School (Southwest Community Development Center)
Southwest Community Development Center - Philadelphia; Southwest Philadelphia
Affiliated Services: Southwest Community Development Corporation
Southwest Community Development Corporation - After School Program
Southwest Community Development Corporation - After School Program - Patterson Elementary School
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Healthy Behavior Workshops
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Housing Counseling
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Housing Retention Program (HRP)
Southwest Community Development Corporation - REACH Homeless Prevention Program
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Resource Center
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Families & Communities: Violence
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Summer Camp
Southwest Community Development Corporation - Summer Camp - Patterson Elementary School