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.

COVID-19 vaccine

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Resources for families of children with special health care needs

Through the Department of Public Health, the City offers services for families of children with special health care needs. This includes both the Philadelphia Special Needs Consortium and our Parent Advocate, who provides direct support and referrals.

Name Description Released Format
Parent Advocate: For Parents of Children with Special Health Needs PDF Information about the City's Parent Advocate and the help they can provide. October 4, 2018
Philadelphia Special Needs Consortium: 2016 directory PDF A guide to the participants in the 2016 Philadelphia Special Needs Consortium, including their contact information and the services they provide. October 4, 2018