Good Works


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General Information
Description of AgencyGood Works is a Christian nonprofit organization which exists to improve the living conditions for low-income families in Chester County, PA. We transform substandard houses into warmer, safer, and drier homes; and despair into hope. Our services are offered to homeowners at no cost and volunteers do most of the repairs.
Our goal is to see the inhabitants of these homes rise above their level of poverty and experience a richness through being cared for and knowing that their circumstances matter to their community. We believe that everyone benefits when people from different races, cultures, and backgrounds join together in a common purpose.
Good Works assists low-income families living in Chester County, Pennsylvania. We transform substandard houses into warmer, safer, and drier homes; and despair into hope. The major program for Good Works is improving the living conditions for low-income homeowners. We assist families and individuals who are below the 150% poverty level and reside in Chester County, PA. Applicants must own and live in their homes. Fifty percent of the households are elderly and twenty five percent are single females with children. The average income of a Good Works homeowner family is $13,800.
LocationChester
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameCathy Gilbert
Contact's PositionVolunteer Coordinator
Contact's Phone610-380-9795
Contact's Emailcathy@goodworksinc.org
Physical Site Address 1544 East Lincoln Hwy
Physical Site City, State, ZipCoatesville, PA 19320
Main Phone610-383-6311
Fax610-380-9795
Emailcathy@goodworksinc.org
Web Addresshttp://www.goodworksinc.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameCathy Gilbert
Director's PositionVolunteer Coordinator
Director's Phone610-380-9795
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Good Works
Affiliated Programs: *Main Site (Good Works, Inc.)
Affiliated Services: Good Works - Adult Work Camp
Good Works - Youth Work Camp