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Managing Director's Office


The Managing Director’s Office (MDO) oversees the following divisions:

  • Capital Programs Office
  • Community Services
  • General Services
  • Health and Human Services
  • Office of Children and Families
  • Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems

The MDO also provides strategic oversight and support for the Philadelphia Fire Department, Department of Prisons, Department of Licenses and Inspections, Office of Emergency Management, Opioid Response Unit, Office of Integrated Data for Evidence and Action, and Zero Fare.

Community Services

Community Services engages residents and coordinates equitable access to City services that improve the quality of life for all residents.

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS develops strategies for cross-agency collaboration to ensure all Philadelphians are healthy, safe, and supported.

Learn more about Health and Human Services.

Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (OTIS)

OTIS coordinates policy, planning, and decision-making among the entities that manage local transportation and utilities infrastructure. This includes the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO).

This division also oversees:

Learn more about the Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems.