Friday, April 19, 2013

DHS Family and Community Support Center

Financial resource through DHS' Family and Community Support Center, formerly Community-Based Prevention Services.
For families to meet the eligibility criteria, there must not be an open case with DHS. Therefore, families that need assistance with summer camp registration fee ($50); uniform assistance because child has changedschools in mid-year, or assistance with utility bills because a parent/caregive recently became unemployed, etc. The family when contacted, must also state a plan to ensure their financial resources would be stable. These funds are limited through June 30, 2013. 
Contact: 215-683-4000 to inquire and make a referral
Visit the DHS website for more information
What We Offer

The Prevention Support Center is both an intranet resource and a team of staff members that are available to:

  • Answer questions and provide information about Prevention services designed to meet the needs of at-risk families

  • Clarify policies, procedures and standards for DCBPS programs and services

  • Provide a glossary of terms and acronyms commonly used in Prevention services

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