Children's Crisis Treatment Center
Address: 1823 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia , PA 19130
417 N. Eighth Street, Suite 402
Philadelphia , PA 19123
Mission : CCTC is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive mental health services to Philadelphia 's neediest children and their families. These services address the effects of abuse, neglect, traumatic events, and other challenges to early childhood development and assist children in reaching their full potential within their homes, community and society. CCTC delivers licensed and professional services that are tailored to meet the needs of each child. These services are provided in a culturally sensitive environment that embraces all Philadelphia communities while valuing their differences.
1. Therapeutic Nursery Volunteers
2. Development Staff Volunteers
Mission : Horizon House helps people with mental illness, mental retardation, drug and alcohol problems, and/or homelessness. Each year, our residential, day treatment, vocational, educational, and case management programs serve over 3,000 individuals in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware .
2. Taking clients on outings
3. Clerical assistance
4. Child care for clients attending monthly program meetings (evening)
Lutheran Settlement House
Address: 1340 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19125
Mission : The goal of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services.
1. Bi-lingual Domestic Violence Program volunteer
2. Volunteer literacy tutors
Philadelphia CASA Program
Address: Philadelphia , PA
Mission : The mission of the Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association is to advance the best interests of dependent, abused and/or neglected children in the Commonwealth by promoting and assisting local CASA programs. Through statewide public relations, education, training and advocacy efforts, PA CASA works to enable assignment of a qualified CASA Volunteer to each dependent, abused and/or neglected child and to insure quality services, timely decisions, and safe, permanent, nurturing homes for such children.
1. Fact-finder for the Judge
2. Represent the child in court
3. “Watchdog” for the child during the case
Philadelphia Children's Alliance
Address: 4000 Chestnut St. , 2 nd Street
Philadelphia , PA 19104
Mission : The Philadelphia Children's Alliance acts to create a coordinated multi-agency, interdisciplinary response to cases of child sexual abuse to promote healing and justice.
1. Direct Service Volunteers
2. Organizational Volunteers
3. Other volunteers
Women in Transition - Philadelphia
Phone: 215-564-5301, ext. 118
Address: 21 S. 12th Street , 6th Floor
Philadelphia , PA 19107
Mission : Since 1971, Women In Transition (WIT) has worked to empower women who are endangered by domestic violence and/or substance abuse to make positive changes in their lives, eliminate their vulnerability to oppressive and abusive relationships, and build lives for themselves and their children that are free of substance abuse and violence. WIT also takes a leadership role in educating the community - from neighbors and friends, to the medical establishment, business leaders, the police, and elected officials - about the linkages between domestic violence, substance abuse, child abuse and community violence in an effort to establish a network that will promote safety and justice for vulnerable women and children.
1. Hotline counselors
2. Play Care volunteers