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.

Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs

Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs

The Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs guides and consults the City on behalf of Philadelphia’s faith community.


The Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs convenes a diverse array of members and leaders of local religious congregations, faith-based organizations, and nonprofit agencies in order to empower greater engagement and advocacy by all residents.

The commission will provide guidance and consultation to City departments and agencies with the goal of promoting greater access by all residents to City resources and available services. It will also encourage residents’ contributions to the quality of civic life.


Name Organization
Quaiser Abdullah Quba Institute/Masjid Quba
Dave Brindley Unite Philly
Donald Camp Philadelphia Bahá’í Community
Pastor Carl Day Culture Changing Christians
Lucy Duncan American Friends Service Committee and Green Street Friends Meeting
Pastor Nes Espinosa Young Life Philadelphia and Oxford Circle Mennonite Church
Archbishop Mary Floyd Palmer Philadelphia Council of Clergy and Heavenly Hall Church
Rabbi Ari Lev Fornari Kol Tzedek Synagogue
Rev. Jerome Glover Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church
Ken Greiff The Philadelphia Ethical Society
Pastor Clarence Hayes, Jr. Truth and Life Empowerment Community Ministries
Dr. Kathy-Ann C. Hernandez Chestnut Hill Seventh-Day Adventist Church and Eastern University
Rabbi Linda Holtzman Tikkun Olam Chavurah and Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Jared Jackson Jews in ALL Hues
Rev. Dr. John K. Jallah New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and Agape African Senior Center, Inc.
Chaplain David Kushner Amudim Community Resources, Misaskim, Chaveirm, Congregation Ahavas Torah, Beth Midrash Harav,Congregation Beth Solomon,and Bnai Israel — Ohev Zedek
Aziz Nathoo Muslim Interfaith Leader
Rev. Jacqueline Newsome St. Paul’s Baptist Church
Dr. Kameelah Mu’Min Rashad Muslim Wellness Foundation
Rev. Dr. Susan Richardson Christ Church Philadelphia
Rev. Grace Song Won Institute of Graduate Studies and Philadelphia Won Buddhist Temple
Salima Suswell Philadelphia Ramadan & Eid Fund and Masjidullah, Inc.
Ashley Waters St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church