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LIHEAP Season Open 2016-2017

LIHEAP Season Open 2016-2017

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal grant program that helps individuals and families pay their heating bills. This year, all three LIHEAP programs will begin on November 1, 2016 and run through May 31,2017: Cash Program Cash grants...
New Eyes Parent Workshop

New Eyes Parent Workshop

New Eyes is a workshop for parents and family members who care for young children, birth through age 5, in the North Central neighborhoods of Philadelphia. This workshop will help explain what the new research is telling us about stress. Afterwards, attendees can...
This Tax Season, Beware IRS Scams

This Tax Season, Beware IRS Scams

Now that tax season is upon us, 2-1-1 has been alerted that local residents are being scammed by callers pretending to be from the US Treasury or IRS. Scammers demand immediate payment, identifying information, often with threatening or aggressive techniques like...

Winter Weather Guide

Winter weather can bring heavy snow, icy streets and sidewalks, dangerous wind chills, and power outages. Be Ready. Make a Plan. Get what you need. Use Philly OEM’s Winter Weather Guide to...
Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over a series of years. Some of these reforms are focused on health insurance companies and mandates for coverage,...
Get Covered

Get Covered

November 1 is the first day of the third open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, which runs until January 31. During this time, Pennsylvanians will have the opportunity to enroll in quality, affordable health coverage or renew their plan if they already...

Papal Visit Guide

We are pleased to welcome Pope Francis to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families this weekend because he reminds us of the importance of giving back to the communities where we live, work, and play. Helping one another is at the core of United Way’s mission....
Make an Impact — Volunteer!

Make an Impact — Volunteer!

Volunteering is at the core of United Way’s mission. United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Get Connected website is an online volunteer portal that makes it easy for volunteers to find opportunities that suit them and for nonprofit organizations...
Free Dental Care for Children

Free Dental Care for Children

Free Dental Care available for children & teens during the week of March 30th to April 3rd as part of the Give Kids a Smile! Children’s Dental Access Program. Participating dental offices are located in Southeast Delaware County and West Philadelphia. This...