Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21

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