Parent Support

The Office of Children and Families in Philadelphia is a vital governmental agency dedicated to enhancing the well-being of children and families throughout the city. Through a range of programs and services, they provide support for childcare, early childhood education, foster care, adoption, and family counseling.

Community Umbrella Agencies (CUAs) serve as crucial pillars of support for children and families involved with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS). Through a network of dedicated professionals and community resources, CUAs provide comprehensive services tailored to meet the unique needs of each family.

Turning Points for Children CUAs (Community Umbrella Agencies) provide essential support services to strengthen families and ensure the well-being of children in Philadelphia. As CUA 10, Turning Points for Children focuses on delivering comprehensive, community-based care, including case management, family preservation, and foster care services. The organization works collaboratively with local partners to offer resources and programs that promote safety, stability, and self-sufficiency for families.

The Anti-Violence Partnership (AVP) of Philadelphia is dedicated to reducing violence and supporting those affected by it through comprehensive intervention, prevention, and support services. AVP offers counseling, advocacy, and educational programs designed to address the root causes of violence and promote healing in individuals and communities. By working closely with schools, law enforcement, and community organizations, AVP aims to create safer environments and foster resilience.

Children First PA is a leading advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives and futures of children in Pennsylvania. With a focus on health, education, and economic security, Children First PA works tirelessly to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive and succeed. The organization engages in research, policy development, and community outreach to address the needs of children and their families, particularly those from underserved communities.

Moms Demand Action works to create safer communities by advocating for stronger gun laws, supporting policies that prevent gun violence, and promoting responsible gun ownership. The organization engages in a wide range of activities, including lobbying for legislative change, educating the public on gun safety, and supporting survivors of gun violence.

The National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS) is a dynamic nonprofit organization committed to addressing the complex challenges facing urban communities across the United States. With a focus on research, advocacy, and innovation, NCUS works to develop and implement sustainable solutions that promote economic opportunity, social equity, and community empowerment.

Temple University’s youth outreach programs are a cornerstone of community engagement, offering a diverse range of opportunities for young people to learn, grow, and thrive. Through initiatives such as mentorship programs, academic enrichment, and career readiness workshops, Temple University empowers youth from all backgrounds to reach their full potential.