It is important to the Office of Engagement for Women that we ensure that Philadelphia is a place where all women can thrive. Below, we have compiled a list of organizations that offer career development and support as well as economic empowerment resources to women in Philadelphia.
Do you think your organization should be added to the list? Please reach out to Jovida Hill, Director of the Office of Engagement for Women, at Jovida.Hill@phila.gov.
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia
CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Philadelphia is a networking organization dedicated to supporting the achievements of women in commercial real estate. It’s more than 150 local members are engaged in all facets of commercial real estate.
Phone Number: (785) 832-1808
Female Hebrew Benevolent Society (FHBS)
FHBS concentrates on four specific areas of assistance: emergency aid, including a small number of monthly stipends; personal emergency response systems for frail, elderly women; a pharmacy stipend program; and camp scholarships. All cases are considered individually, taking into account any extenuating circumstances.
Address: 2100 Arch Street Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone Number: (267) 256-2100 (This is the number for Jewish Family & Children’s Service who will connect you with FHBS if needed)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Philadelphia Section (NCNW)
NCNW’s mission is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
Phone Number: (215) 548-8491
Pathways PA’s mission is to help women, teens, children and families achieve economic independence and family well-being.
Address: 1300 E. MacDade Blvd. Folsom, Pennsylvania
Phone Number: (610) 543-5022
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that economically empowers women and girls by providing access to education.
Address: 1709 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: (215) 893-9000
Women in Dialogue / Women Count
Women in Dialogue / Women Count provides help, information and support from women all over the Philadelphia region, on issues including housing, childcare, welfare, child welfare, criminal justice issues, domestic violence, sexual and racial violence, legal problems, balancing caregiving and breadwinning, unemployment compensation, health problems for women and/or their children, stress, mental health referrals, discrimination, LGBTQ rights, and disability issues, among others.
Address: 33 Maplewood Mall Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone Number: (215) 848-1120
Women United for Fair Workplaces
Women United for Fair Workplaces’ fights to eliminate discrimination and prejudice against women and working moms in the workplace and to educates community groups about the issues.
Women’s Business Development Center
The Women’s Business Development Center’s fosters economic development, advances small business initiatives, and creates and retains jobs in low-and moderate-income areas.
Address: 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1116, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone Number: (215) 790-9232
Women’s Community Revitalization Project
The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) is committed to social and economic equity for low income women and their families. They develop affordable housing; provide supportive services; advocate for policy change; and honor and promote leadership, dignity, and justice in the community.
Address: 100 W. Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
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Phone Number: 215-229-4020
Women’s Opportunity Resource Center
The mission of WORC is to promote social and economic self-sufficiency primarily for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides entrepreneurial training, individual business assistance, incentive savings programs, and access to business and financial resources.
Address: 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: (215) 564-5500