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.

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, PHLpreK, and Access Centers. 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.

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

  • Jan
    18
    Test For All Tuesdays
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA

    Test For All Tuesdays

    January 18, 2022
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2 hours
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA
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    Free COVID-19 testing for all residents is now available at Dobbins. No appointments required, walk-ups welcome
  • Jan
    19
    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

    January 19, 2022
    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.
  • Jan
    25
    Test For All Tuesdays
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA

    Test For All Tuesdays

    January 25, 2022
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2 hours
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA
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    Free COVID-19 testing for all residents is now available at Dobbins. No appointments required, walk-ups welcome

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