Southeast PA Resources

 

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BHRS Effective Treatment

Steve Kossor

Licensed Psychologist & Certifed School Psychologist Founder and Executive Director

610-212-0738

The full PDF of the National Health and Safety Performance Standards Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs

CADES

401 Rutgers Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA

Julia Alleman

CEO

610-328-5955 x 1103

CADES is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with intellectual & physical disabilities. We work every day empowering people to achieve their highest potential.

Chester County COVID Resource List

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a great impact on our community in many ways. This guide will help you
locate resources for specific human service needs during the COVID-19 outbreak in Chester County.
In an effort to connect Chester County residents with the wealth of community resources available, the Chester County
Department of Human Services created a COVID-19 Community Resource Guide to aid in connecting residents with
available resources.

Child Guidance Resource Center

2000 Old West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083, USA

Gerry Gonzalez

Marketing/Community Relations Rep.

Our Mission is to inspire hope, empower, and contribute to the well-being of children, families, and adults throughout the five-county Philadelphia region by delivering evidence-informed behavioral health services and community-wide wellness programs.

DELCO Formula Availability

See the attachment for information on resources to get formula in Delaware County.

Delaware County Early Childhood Educators Association (DCECEA)

The purpose of the Delaware County Early Childhood Educators Association, Inc. is to enhance the skills and broaden the knowledge of those in the field of Early Childhood Education and care

Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU)

The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) is a regional education services agency. It is our mission to provide leadership for the development of innovative and cost-effective programs to meet the needs of our county.

DCIU serves more than 69,000 school-aged students and more than 6,000 educators on a regional basis. Direct instruction is provided to more than 15,000 students enrolled in DCIU’s Special Programs, Career and Technical Education and specialized programs.

Delaware County Libraries

610-891-8622

Delaware County Libraries, DCL, is a federated system comprised of 26 member libraries located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. Our goal is to optimize library service to the citizens of Delaware County through cooperative efforts. An Administrative Headquarters provides support to the member libraries. All member libraries remain independent and set their own policies and procedures.

DCL services include: Electronic resources including eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, along with the POWER Library--high quality research resources not available on the free Internet Interlibrary loan and van delivery among all libraries 2.1 million print and online materials Preschool outreach including storytimes, DPW-credited training, theme kits and more Coordinated programs for children and young adults, a centralized collection of puppets, big books, and theme kits for educators, outreach programs and services to older adults.

DCL is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by Delaware County Council. The Administrative Headquarters is a department of county government.

Devereux

444 Devereux Dr, Villanova, PA 19085, USA

1-800-345-1292

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

ECE PDO at PHMC

267-773-4400

In partnership with the office of Child Development & Early Learning, we support direct access for the ECE workforce to pursue career pathways that lead to degrees or credentials. By coordinating with Early Learning Resource Centers to improve the quality of ECE programs, we address the existing barriers to degree attainment. Participants can choose between on-line, face-to-face, and hybrid options.

Easter Seals of SEPA

3975 Conshohocken Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

215-879-1000

Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania's mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities

Elwyn

111 Elwyn Rd, Media, PA 19063, USA

Through personal commitment, collective talent, and innovation, Elwyn supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping distinctive, meaningful lives. We will create an enduring mission to enrich the quality of life for individuals in our care.

First Up

1608 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-893-0130

First Up’s best-in-class training, effective advocacy, and accessible technical assistance give educators and advocates the specialized tools they need to transform lives.

Free Soil Testing for ECE Programs

Carrie Nielsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and Environmental Science

215-380-9538

Do you have a:

- Daycare center?
- Preschool?
- Community center?
- Other location where kids play outdoors?

Want to have your soil tested for lead for free?

The students in an Environmental Justice course at Cabrini University will be offering soil lead testing as a community service project.

It’s easy! If you sign up to participate, a small group of college students will come to your facility on Wednesday, April 6th and collect 5 small soil samples. In May, we’ll let you know what the results were, and if necessary, work with you to address any problems.

If you’re interested, please contact:

Carrie Nielsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and Environmental Science

Cabrini University

610 King of Prussia Rd.

Radnor, PA 19087

215-380-9538

cbn24@cabrini.edu

In A Heartbeat, LLC

270 Presidential Dr, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA

1-302-319-0106

Provides CPR, AED and First Aid training throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Pettaway Pursuit Foundation

11 Owen Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050, USA

610-624-1145

Pettaway Pursuit Foundation's mission is to impact lives, one family at a time by empowering mothers with education and support throughout their perinatal period along with enhancing healthy child development, father involvement, and increasing food security, access to baby essentials, and other resources.

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

215-563-5848

PCCY works to improve the lives of our region’s children by developing initiatives and advocating for quality health care, child care, public education and family stability.

SCORE

601 Westtown Rd #281, West Chester, PA 19382, USA

484-356-8624

SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer business experts, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, we have provided education and mentorship to more than 12 million entrepreneurs nationwide.

SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties has been operating since 1985, with over 100 dedicated volunteers today who provide confidential mentoring at no charge and offer business seminars, workshops and webinars to benefit the local community.

United Way of SEPA

1800 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

215-665-2500

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is on a mission to reduce poverty and expand opportunity for all. We fund nonprofit organizations and create bold solutions that break the cycle of poverty. With countless ways to give, advocate and volunteer, every gift drives maximum impact.

WIC Program

1260 East Woodland Avenue, Suite 214 Springfield, PA 19064

Cynthia Barrar, MA, RD, LDN, CLC

Outreach Coordinator/Nutritionist

610-605-3702

The Foundation for Delaware County WIC Program (WIC) is a public health nutrition program that provides nutritious foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, nutrition counseling and information, and referrals to health and social service agencies. Applicants are screened by health professionals for medically based risks such as anemia, mental health or substance abuse, exposure to lead or environmental tobacco smoke, history of poor pregnancy outcomes, inadequate growth, and diet-based risks. We serve nutritionally at-risk pregnant women, women who have given birth within the last six months, women who are breastfeeding infants under twelve months of age, infants, and children, including foster children, up to their 5th birthday. Applicants must reside in PA, have income at or below 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines, or be enrolled in TANF, SNAP, or Medicaid. The Foundation for Delaware County WIC Program has offices located in Eddystone, Springfield, and Upper Darby, PA. Families in need of assistance can call 484-471-3320 or visit www.delcofoundation.org/wic to get started online.