2021 SURVIVAL GUIDE TO HOMELESS SERVICES

www.DelcoHomelessServices.org

ARE YOU HOMELESS OR AT RISK OF LOSING YOUR HOUSING?

To Access homeless/housing crisis services, everyone must complete a Coordinated Entry (CE) Assessment. CE is a process to assess, prioritize and connect people who are experiencing a housing crisis to resources that will prevent or end their homelessness. CE Assessments are conducted by these providers in Delaware County:

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY:1414 Meetinghouse Rd., Boothwyn. (610) 874-8451

Mon. to Fri., 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY: Darby, by appt. only. (610) 874-8451

HORIZON HOUSE: Phone assessment, call . (610) 328-1306

Mon. to Fri.. 9:00 AM -4:00 PM

SALVATION ARMY: 151 West 15th St., Chester. (610) 874-0423

Mon. to Fri., 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES

CROZER-CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER: 1 Medical Center Blvd., South Dr., Chester. Mental Health Crisis Services 24/7

(610) 447-7600

 

DELAWARE COUNTY CRISIS CONNECTIONS TEAM: (DCCCT)

Mobile Mental Health and D & A crisis outreach services 24/7

(855) 889-7827

 

ELWYN / NATALE: Residential crisis and treatment program.

(610) 891-2324


VETERAN'S CRISIS LINE:

(800) 273-8255 then PRESS 1 *

EMERGENCY SHELTER PROGRAMS

 

HOMELESS OUTREACH / DAY PROGRAMS

 

 

 

CITYTEAM MINISTRIES (Single Men): 634 Sproul St., Chester.

Emergency shelter. [Due to COVID-19 call for availability]

(610) 872-6865

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY of DELAWARE COUNTY:

1414 Meetinghouse Rd., Boothwyn

(610) 874-8451

CONNECT-BY-NIGHT: 7200 Chestnut St., (rear entrance), Upper Darby.

Overnight shelter for single adults.

(267) 507-3875

DOMESTIC ABUSE PROJECT: Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence. Domestic Abuse HOTLINE 24/7

(610) 565-4590

FAMILY PROMISE OF DELCO: Overnight church-based shelter for families. Call for further information and shelter availability.

(484) 480-6756

 

LIFE CENTER OF EASTERN DELAWARE COUNTY:

6310 Market St., Upper Darby. Emergency shelter for single adults.

(610) 734-5770

SALVATION ARMY WARMING CENTER: 151 West 15th St., Chester.

Overnight shelter for single adults

(610) 874-0423

 

HOMELESS OUTREACH: Call if you see a homeless person in your area and an outreach team will attempt to engage the person.

(484) 479-3470

 

CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES: 130 East 7th St., Chester showers & laundry by appt, mail service and coffee.

(Tues. & Thurs. 9:00 AM-10:00 AM)

(610) 876-7101

CONNECT-BY-DAY: 7200 Chestnut St., (rear entrance), Upper Darby, peer-based case mgt. outreach & vocational services for homeless.

(267) 507-3875

HORIZON HOUSE P.A.T.H.: (Projects for Assisting in Transition from

Homelessness). Outreach and case management services for homeless persons with mental illness.

(610) 328-1306

 

STEPPING STONE DAY CENTER: The Salvation Army Chester corps 151 West 15th St., Chester, day center for homeless adults, case management and outreach.

(610) 874-4266

 

 

 

 

HOUSING SUPPORT & PROGRAMS

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY OF DELAWARE COUNTY:

Housing assistance & Utility assistance,

Weatherization Program

(610) 874-8451

 

(610) 521-8770

DELAWARE COUNTY HOUSING AUTH: 1855 Constitution Ave. Woodlyn.

(610) 876-2521

MOTHER'S HOME: 51 North MacDade Blvd., Darby,

transitional housing program for single pregnant women 18 or over

(610) 583-4663

 

DRUG & ALCOHOL SERVICES (D & A)

CROZER-CHESTER MED. CENTER Drug and Alcohol Access Center,

Mon. to Fri., 7:00 AM 7:00 PM, 1 Medical Center Blvd., Chester,

main hospital next to the emergency room.

(610) 619-7370

DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (DCMH): Outpatient drug and alcohol treatment, 501 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill.

(610) 394-1700

KEYSTONE CENTER: 2001 Providence Ave., Chester.

Detox / Rehab - 24/7

(800) 558-9600

(610) 876-9000

MERAKEY: 800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, outpatient medication assisted treatment & case mgt., Mon. to Fri., 8:30 AM 1:00 PM

(610) 537-1765

 

 

OTHER SERVICES

 

SHARON HILL MEDICAL: Variety of medical services including medical, dental and other supports. Services available for those affected by HIV or AIDS.

Chester

(610) 872-9101

Sharon Hill

(610) 583-1177 *

BERNARDINE CENTER: 2625 West 9th st., Chester, classes for life skills, ESL, computer. Food distribution & meal times vary, call for schedule

(610) 497-3225

DOMESTIC ABUSE PROJECT: Counseling & legal assistance for victims of domestic violence Abuse |

HOTLINE 24/7

(610) 565-4590

Office

(610) 565-6272

FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICE: (FCS) 600 N. Olive st., Media

Counseling, HIV/AIDS case mgt. and other supports

(610) 566-7540

MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS:7200 Chestnut st., (rear entrance), Upper Darby.

(267) 507-3875

PROJECT SHARE RECOVERY LEARNING CENTER

(267) 507-3875

MATERNITY CARE COALITION: MoMobileHFA for pregnant moms, or who just had a baby. Resources & parenting support. Services are virtual.

(610) 713-0570

WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES OF THE FOUNDATION FOR DELAWARE COUNTY: Healthy Start, Nurse-Family Partnership, WIC, El Centro, and Medical Legal Partnership, other services for pregnant women and families with children ages O to 5

(610) 497-7344

 

 

PREPARED MEALS / FOOD

 

 

 

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

CROZER-CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER. Community Campus. Outpatient Services: 301 W. 15th St., Chester Base Service Unit (BSU B) Intake, assessment, outpatient and case mgt. Chester,

(610) 619-8700 *

MERAKEY: 800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, Base Service Unit (BSU A), intake assessment, outpatient, and case management 8AM-5PM

(610) 534-3636

 

OMNI HEALTH SERVICES: Comprehensive mental health services for children, adults, families & seniors. Outpatient, PEER services, Assessments.

 

Chester:

(484) 480-6284

Upper Darby:

(484) 469-4319

PEER WARM LINE: Manned by peers in recovery from mental illness.

 

(855)464-9342

 

GOVERNMENT & LEGAL SERVICES

CAREER LINK: 701 Crosby St. Suite B. Chester.

(610) 447-3350 *

CAREER LINK: Delaware County Community College. Media

(610) 723-1220

DELAWARE COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES:

 

Drug & Alcohol I Adult & Family Services | Behavioral Health

(610) 713-2365

COSA Services for Aging

(610) 490-1300

Children & Youth Services

(800) 416-4511

LEGAL AID OF SEPA: 419 Avenue of the States, Suite 605, Chester, legal services for low-income persons

(877) 429-5994 *

(610) 874-8421

NATIONAL CALL CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERAN'S:

(877) 424-3838

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE: 701 Crosby St., Chester.

845 Main St., Darby.

(610) 447-5500 *

(610) 461-3800

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION: 807 Cosby St., Chester.

(800) 772-1213

VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICE: Government Center, Media.

(610) 891-4539

 

 

 

BERNARDINE CENTER: 2625 West 9 st., Chester.

Meals, times vary, call for schedule.

(610) 497-3225

CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES: 130 East 7th st., Chester, food pantry.

(610) 876-7101

 

CITYTEAM MINISTRIES: 634 Sproul St, Chester "To Go" meals, Sunday to Saturday from backdoor of building 5:15 PM

(610) 872-6865

LIFE CENTER OF EASTERN DEL COUNTY: 6310 Market st., Upper Darby

Meals are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

(610) 734-5770

SALVATION ARMY: 151 west 15th St., Chester [Boxed meals]

Breakfast: Mon. to Fri., 8:30 AM; Lunch: Mon. to Fri., 12:00 Noon

(610) 874-0423

SALVATION ARMY: 22 N. 9th St., Darby [Food pantry by appt]

(610) 583-3720

 

 

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The SURVIVAL GUIDE TO HOMELESS SERVICES is produced by the Homeless Services Coalition (HSC) of Delaware County. Since 1991, the HSC has been assisting homeless people in Delaware County to become self-sufficient and to secure safe, affordable housing.

For more info visit: http://www.DelcoHomelessServices.org or call: (610) 713-2365.

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*= Spanish translation services available Users of this guide are encouraged to call providers to determine level of services available due to COVID-19 restrictions

Revised: Feb 2021