Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Housing counseling

Staying in your home can be a challenge. Housing counseling can help.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our housing counseling agencies are working remotely, and able to host virtual counseling sessions. Please contact any of our agencies to begin the counseling process or if you have any questions about our programs.

Housing counseling in your community

Home ownership brings both rights and responsibilities. Home maintenance can be costly. Tenants and landlords don’t always see eye-to-eye. A financial crisis could bring a family to the brink of foreclosure or eviction and maybe even homelessness.

City-funded housing counseling agencies can help. Housing counselors can help prepare people to buy a home. They assist tenants fighting eviction. They help homeowners facing foreclosure. And they can help address specific issues facing seniors and people with disabilities.

Trained housing counselors offer free group and individual counseling on:

  • Mortgage and tax foreclosure prevention.
  • Credit repair and maintenance.
  • Budgeting and money management.
  • Rights and responsibilities of homeowners.
  • Mortgage application and purchase process.
  • Tenant/landlord issues.
  • Home repair.
  • Fair housing rights.

Housing counseling map

Housing counseling agencies are marked with a yellow dot in the map below. Click on the dot to find out what services each agency offers. Enter your address in the search box to find a housing counseling agency near you.

List of housing counseling agencies

Agency Address Phone Housing Counseling
Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania 846 N. Broad St. (215) 765-1221 Senior, Foreclosure, and Pre-Purchase
Affordable Housing Centers of PA: Northeast Office 6325 Frankford Ave., Unit D (215) 624-0221 Senior, Foreclosure, and Pre-Purchase
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) 600 Diamond St. (215) 235-6070 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) 1900 N. 9th St. 19122 (267) 296-7200 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Center in the Park 5818 Germantown Ave. (215) 848-7722 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
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
Esperanza 4261 N. 5th St. (215) 324-0746 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Greater Philadelphia Asian Social Service (GPASS) 4943 N. 5th St. (215) 456-1662 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
HACE: Central Office 167 W. Allegheny Ave., Suite 200 (215) 426-1151 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
HACE: Frankford Office 4907 Frankford Ave. (215) 437-7867 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Intercommunity Action (Senior Center) 403 Rector St. (215) 487-1750 Senior and Foreclosure
Intercultural Family Services 4225 Chestnut St. (215) 386-1298 Senior, 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
New Kensington CDC 2771 Ruth St., Suite 1 (215) 427-0350 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Norris Square Community Alliance 174 Diamond St. (215) 426-8734 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Northwest Counseling Service 6521 N. Broad St. (215) 324-7500 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation 301-305 N. 9th St. (215) 922-2156 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Philadelphia Senior Center 509 S. Broad St. (215) 546-5879 Senior and Foreclosure
Southwest CDC 6328 Paschall Ave. (215) 729-0800 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
Tenant Union Representative Network 100 S Broad St., Suite 800 (215) 940-3900 Renter
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
Urban League of Philadelphia 121 S. Broad St., 9th Floor (215) 985-3220 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase
West Oak Lane CDC 1624 Wadsworth Ave. (215) 224-8339 Foreclosure and Pre-Purchase