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Office of Children and Families

Promoting safe children, strong families, and supported schools and communities.

Office of Children and Families

What we do

The Office of Children and Families (OCF) aligns the City’s policies, resources, and services for children and families. Our priorities are:

  • Safe children.
  • Strong families.
  • Supported schools and communities.

OCF administers a number of City-supported programs, including Out-of-School Time, WorkReady, Community Schools, and PHLpreK. The office also oversees the Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Learn more about our mission and priorities.

Connect

Address
1515 Arch St.
8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email OCFCommunications@phila.gov
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Announcements

We’re hiring a Certified Peer/Youth Specialist!

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services is committed to supporting the full integration of Bio-Parent and Youth Voice into our child welfare system.

As part of this commitment, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Human Resources has released the Certified Peer/Youth Specialist (Human Services) job announcement to support our hiring efforts. All the details of this announcement can be found here.

Please share this announcement with your parent and older youth networks.

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Events

  • Feb
    8
    Fresh For All Wednesdays
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA

    Fresh For All Wednesdays

    February 8, 2023
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, 1 hour
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
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    Get your fruits and veggies! This weekly produce stand is free to all, and runs weather dependent. Find it in front of the school. Operated by Philabundance. Learn more

    Save the date on Facebook

    Call 215-227-4421 for information on possible weather dependent cancellations.
  • Feb
    15
    Fresh For All Wednesdays
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA

    Fresh For All Wednesdays

    February 15, 2023
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, 1 hour
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
    map
    Get your fruits and veggies! This weekly produce stand is free to all, and runs weather dependent. Find it in front of the school. Operated by Philabundance. Learn more

    Save the date on Facebook

    Call 215-227-4421 for information on possible weather dependent cancellations.
  • Feb
    22
    Fresh For All Wednesdays
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA

    Fresh For All Wednesdays

    February 22, 2023
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, 1 hour
    Greater Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 1854 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
    map
    Get your fruits and veggies! This weekly produce stand is free to all, and runs weather dependent. Find it in front of the school. Operated by Philabundance. Learn more

    Save the date on Facebook

    Call 215-227-4421 for information on possible weather dependent cancellations.

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