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.

Property, lots & housing

Visit a City-funded homeless intake center

If you are experiencing homelessness, you can go to an intake center and get help. You can also get help if you are at risk of losing your home.

For help during daytime hours, visit one of these intake centers.
Center Address Hours Phone
Appletree Family Center
(shelter/diversion assessment)
1430 Cherry St. Mon. – Fri.,
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(215) 686-7150
(215) 686-7151
(215) 686-7153
Roosevelt Darby Center
(shelter/diversion assessment)
804 N. Broad St. Mon. – Fri.,
7a.m. to 5 p.m.
(215) 685-3700


For help after hours, visit one of these after-hours centers.
If you are a … Then visit … Address Hours Phone
Family Red Shield Family Residence 715 N. Broad St. 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. and holidays and weekends (215) 787-2887
Single man* Station House 2601 N. Broad Street, rear entrance 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. and holidays and weekends (215) 225-9230
Single woman* Gaudenzia’s House of Passage 111 N. 49th St., at the corner of 48th St. and Haverford Ave., entrance on 48th Street 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. and holidays and weekends (267) 713-7778

*All gender identities are welcome at after-hours centers.

If you are a domestic violence survivor, you can contact Women Against Abuse any time day or night at (866) 723-3014.

If you are 24 and under, you can go to a youth access point.

If you are not currently experiencing homelessness but are in danger of being evicted, call the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project at (267) 443-2500 or visit their website at www.phillytenant.org.

For help preventing foreclosure on your home, visit Save Your Home Philly.