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Neighborhood resources

Housing counseling

City-funded housing counseling agencies offer group and individual counseling to help you buy and maintain a home, avoid eviction and foreclosure, and more.

Learn more about housing counseling.


Neighborhood Advisory Committees (NACs)

Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) organizations help residents learn about City programs that could benefit them.

Learn more about NACs.


Neighborhood Energy Centers

Energy Coordinating Agency’s (ECA) Neighborhood Energy Centers (NECs) provide information on how to save on utilities and get help paying energy bills.

Learn more about NECs in Philadelphia.


Choice Neighborhoods Initiative

The Choice Neighborhoods Initiative is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Its goal is to transform neighborhoods of extreme poverty into functioning, sustainable, mixed-income communities.

The North Central Philadelphia Transformation Plan is part of the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative.  To learn more, visit the North Central Choice website.


LandCare

DHCD supports the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s LandCare Program. The LandCare program cleans, greens, and stabilizes vacant lots to help return them to productive use. To learn more, visit the LandCare webpage.


List of neighborhood resources

Agency Contact Housing Counseling NAC NEC
ACHIEVEability 59 N. 60th St.
(215) 748-8800
NAC NEC
Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania 846 N. Broad St.
(215) 765-0048
Senior, Foreclosure, and Pre-Purchase
Affordable Housing Centers of PA: Northeast Office 6325 Frankford Ave.,
Unit D
(215) 765-1221
Senior, Foreclosure, and Pre-Purchase
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) 600 W. Diamond St.
(215) 235-6070
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) 1900 N. 9th St.
(267) 296-7200
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC
Brewerytown-Sharswood Civic
Association
3000-D N. Master St.
(267) 858-4246
NAC
Center in the Park 5818 Germantown Ave.
(215) 848-7722
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NEC
Clarifi 1635 Market St.,
Suite 510
(215) 563-5665
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Congreso de Latinos Unidos 216 W. Somerset St.
(215) 763-8870
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NEC
Diversified
Community Services 
1920 S. 20th St.
(215) 336-3511
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NEC
Diversified Community Services (Dixon House) 1529 S. 22nd St.
(215) 336-5505 ext. 113
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC
Esperanza 4261 N. 5th St.
(215) 324-0746
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Frankford CDC 4667- 69 Paul St.
(215)743-6580
NAC
Germantown Crisis Ministry 35 W. Chelten Ave.
(215) 843-2340
NEC
Germantown United CDC 5320 Germantown Ave.
(215) 856-4303
NAC
Greater Philadelphia Asian Social Service (GPASS) 4943 N. 5th St.
(215) 456-1662
 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC NEC
HACE: Central Office 167 W. Allegheny Ave.,
Suite 200
(215) 426-8025
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC
HACE: Frankford Office 4907 Frankford Ave.
(215) 437-7867
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NEC
Hunting Park NAC 3760 N. Delhi St.
(215) 225-5560
NAC NEC
Intercommunity Action (Senior
Center)
403 Rector St.
(215) 487-1750
Senior and Foreclosure
Intercultural Family Services 4225 Chestnut St.
(215) 386-1298
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Liberty Resources 112 N 8th St.,
Suite 600
(215) 634-2000
Disability and Foreclosure
Mt. Airy USA 6703 Germantown Ave.,
Suite 200
(215) 844-6021
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Mt. Vernon Manor CDC/NAC 631 N. 39th St.
(215) 475-9492
NAC NEC
New Kensington CDC 2771 Ruth St., Suite 1
(215) 427-0350
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC NEC
Nicetown CDC 4300 Germantown Ave.
(215) 329-1827
NAC NEC
Norris Square Community Alliance 174 Diamond St.
(215) 426-8734
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Northwest Counseling Service 6521 N. Broad St., 1st Fl.
(215) 324-7500
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Parkside Association of
Philadelphia
1719 N. 52nd St.
(215) 877-1198
NAC
People’s Emergency Center CDC 3939 Warren St.
(267) 777-5820
NAC
Philadelphia Chinatown Development
Corporation
301-305 N. 9th St.
(215) 922-2156
NAC
Philadelphia Council for Community
Advancement
5218 W. Master St.
(215) 796-9979
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Philadelphia Senior Center 509 S. Broad St.
(215) 546-5879
Senior and Foreclosure
South Kensington Community Partners,
Inc.
1301 N 2nd St
(215) 427-3463
NAC
Southwest CDC 6328 Paschall Ave.
(215) 729-0800
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC NEC
Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood Action
Center, Inc.
2829 W. Diamond St.
(215) 235-7505
NAC NEC
Tenant Union Representative Network 100 S Broad St.,
Suite 800
(215) 940-3900
Renter
The Enterprise Center CDC 4548 Market St.
(215) 895-4020
NAC
Tioga United, Inc. 1639 W. Venango St.
(215) 639-6912
NAC
Unemployment Information Center 112 N. Broad St.,
11th Floor
(215) 557-0822
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
United Communities Southeast Philadelphia 2029 S. 8th St.
(215) 468-1645
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NEC
Universal Companies 800 S. 15th St.
(215) 732-6518
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase NAC
Urban League of Philadelphia 121 S. Broad St.,
9th Floor
(215) 985-3220
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
We Never Say Never 4427 Lancaster Ave.
(215) 452-0440
NEC
West Oak Lane CDC 1624 Wadsworth Ave.
(215) 224-8339
Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Whitman Council, Inc. 2455 S. 3rd St.
(215) 468-4056
NAC

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