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    Taxonomy Code: YL-3300.6500

    People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Benefits Data Trust - PACE Application CenterProvides assistance over the phone for older and disabled Pennsylvanians to complete applications for PACE/PACENET.PhiladelphiaBenefits Data Trust - Benefits AssistanceBenefits Data Trust
    Broad Street Ministry - Breaking BreadBreaking Bread serves meals on Mondays - 8:00 am to 8:50 am, Tuesdays - 11:30 am to 1:15 pm and 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm Wednesday - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm, Thursday - 11:30 to 1:15 pm, Fridays - 11:30 am to 1:15 pm and Saturday 11:45 am to 12:50 pm. Broad Street Ministry (BSM) also manages a mail room which allows for individuals to claim the building's address as their own and receive mail on a daily basis. Mail Hours are as follows: Mondays - 8:00 am to 11:00 am, Tuesdays - 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesdays - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Thursdays - 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, Fridays - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm All other services such as ID's, Clothing, Personal Hygiene products are by appointment only.PhiladelphiaBroad Street Ministry - Philadelphia; Avenue of the ArtsBroad Street Ministry
    Child's Memorial Baptist Church - Meal on the ParkwayMeal on the Parkway brings food to the Parkway every Sunday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at 18th and Vine on the East side to individuals in need.PhiladelphiaChild's Memorial Baptist Church - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaChild's Memorial Baptist Church
    CityTeam Ministries - Family Services MinistryProvides furniture and used adult clothing to the homeless and low-income individuals.DelawareCityTeam Ministries - Delaware; ChesterCityTeam Ministries
    CityTeam Ministries - Mother and Baby Care ProgramProvides diapers, formula, baby food, car seats, strollers, cribs and emotional support to disadvantaged mothers and their children.DelawareCityTeam Ministries - Delaware; ChesterCityTeam Ministries
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Legal Services (Bristol)Provides services in civil cases and small claims dealing with consumer issues (bankruptcy, foreclosures), housing, abuse, elder law, custody and public benefits. Pro bono programs available.BucksLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania- BristolLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania - Legal Services (Chester)Legal Services at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP) provides services in civil cases and small claims. In addition, Pro Bono programs operating in all five counties are avenues through which private attorneys willing to donate their time, advise and represent low-income clients, victims of domestic abuse and the elderly. Legal Services include: - Consumer problems (including bankruptcy, foreclosures and sheriff's sales) - Custody - Denial/Termination of government benefits - Elder law issues - Housing (including Landlord/Tenant disputes, Public Housing and Section 8) - Protection from abuse - Social Security - Employment (including unemployment compensation and expungement of criminal records) - UtilitiesDelawareLASP - Chester OfficeLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP)
    Montgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services - Resource and ReferralResource and Referral helps families with free assistance in locating child care facilities that meet their child care needs, in making good child care choices through the provision of material and counseling. Using a statewide database that contains regulated center and home-base child care providers, a resource referral specialist can help a family find services anywhere in Pennsylvania.MontgomeryMontgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services
    Montgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services - Subsidized Child CareProvided through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Child Care Information Service [CCIS] of Montgomery County receives funding to assist qualifying families in Montgomery County meet their child care expenses. The CCIS is responsible for determining family eligibility for child care subsidy, establishing agreements with child care service providers, and for making vendor payments to providers on behalf of eligible families.MontgomeryMontgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services
    SHARP(Shalom House Aftercare Rental Assistance Program)Post shelter permanent housing with extended case management program for disabled, single, chronically homeless women. Rental subsidy provided; requires completion of program goal plan, commitment to self-help, attendance at life skills and other meetings where appropriate, demonstrated progress achieving goal plan objectives.DauphinShalom HouseShalom House
    St. John's Hospice - Day ServicesDay Services offers a variety of services to adult males in need. Services available include: - Meal Feeding Program (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Monday through Friday except the 2nd Tuesday of each month) - Medical Nurse (8:30 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday and Friday) - Day Service Case Manager (12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday) - Hall Mercer Mental Health Services (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday and Wednesday)PhiladelphiaSt. John's Hospice - Philadelphia; ChinatownSt. John's Hospice
    University City Hospitality Coalition - Medical ServiceUCHC Medical Service offers a medical clinic staffed by doctors and medical students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine to people in need. Services available include: - Medical Advice - Vaccinations - Screening Tests - ReferralsPhiladelphiaUniversity City Hospitality Coalition - Philadelphia; University CityUniversity City Hospitality Coalition
    Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Family Savings Account ProgramProvides entrepreneurial training, individual business assistance, incentive savings programs, and access to business and financial resources.PhiladelphiaWomen's Opportunities Resource Center - Philadelphia; Center CityWomens Opportunities Resource Center

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