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 Monday, July 22

Education & learning

Find affordable childcare

Pennsylvania offers subsidized child care to some working families through Child Care Information Services (CCIS). In order to receive the child care subsidy, your family must:

  • Live in Philadelphia.
  • Work at least 20 hours per week or work at least 10 hours per week and go to school/training at least 10 hours per week.
  • Meet certain income requirements.

For more information, or to apply for affordable child care, see:


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