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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.

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

  • Feb
    21
    Fresh For All Wednesdays
    11:30 am to 1:30 pm
    Dobbins Technical High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA

    Fresh For All Wednesdays

    February 21, 2024
    11:30 am to 1:30 pm, 2 hours
    Dobbins Technical High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, 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
    21
    Gompers Free Food Distribution
    11:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Samuel Gompers School, 5701 Wynnefield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

    Gompers Free Food Distribution

    February 21, 2024
    11:30 am to 1:00 pm, 2 hours
    Samuel Gompers School, 5701 Wynnefield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA
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  • Feb
    28
    Fresh For All Wednesdays
    11:30 am to 1:30 pm
    Dobbins Technical High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA

    Fresh For All Wednesdays

    February 28, 2024
    11:30 am to 1:30 pm, 2 hours
    Dobbins Technical High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, 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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