10 results for the keyword search: "homeless"

Resources

…The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) has put together a list of resources to help people connect with the right professional, peer, social, community-based and self-help care. These resources include important phone numbers and supports found in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. Don't see what you're looking for?…


Holiday Spirit, Now and Year Round

…Homeless Services As the weather turns colder, and the holidays beckon, one group of DBHIDS staff and providers are gearing up for the most intense time of the year. Winter, colder temperatures, and ‘Code Blue’s mean that people who live on our streets must take extraordinary measures to survive. But…


MHFA for Police

…homeless people, missing persons, and other community members appearing distressed. The better prepared officers and staff are to respond effectively and appropriately to individuals needing help, the more likely the interaction will be a positive one.  Mental Health First Aid offers a tailored supplement which builds upon the effectiveness of…


What is Mental Health First Aid…for Youth?

…H. Jean Wright II, PsyD Director Behavioral Health and Justice-Related Services Knowing the difference between typical adolescent behavior, and behaviors that should be cause for concern can be difficult to assess for parents, family members, and for those who care for our youth.


MHFA for Correctional & Probation Officers

…homeless people, missing persons, and other community members who appear distressed. The better prepared officers and staff are to respond effectively and appropriately to individuals needing help, the more likely the interaction will be a positive one.  Mental Health First Aid offers a tailored supplement which builds upon the effectiveness of…


Resources: Veteran Resources

…Homeless Advocacy Project  National Resources for Veterans Real Warriors - This site promotes the process of building resilience, facilitating recovery, and supporting reintegration of returning service members, Veterans and their families. The site also provides videos of warriors telling their stories of hope and recovery. Veterans Crisis Line – Veterans and…


Resources: Family Resources

…homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities with communities that need. Address: 30 Clipper Rd, PO Box 779, West Conshohocken, PA 19428 Phone: 215-836-0958  


Resources: Homelessness

…homelessness, resources are available: Project HOME Project HOME seeks to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty and to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty. They strive to create a safe and respectful environment of support in struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization. Homeless Outreach Hotline: 215-232-1984…


To be an Inspiration to Others is my Calling

…My belief in Jesus Christ has given me hope and opportunities beyond my wildest dreams. Growing up I was a nervous kid, fearful of having responsibilities that I was asked to perform, even simple ones. I thought I didn’t have the ability to complete the tasks. Even worse, I was often…


Homeless Safety a Heightened Issue During Summer Months

…homelessness in Philadelphia, using street corners, transit hubs and parks as shelter. Heavily-traveled areas, particularly in and around Center City, reveal the faces of this sad reality. And while being homeless can be devastating enough for an individual, the problem is only compounded for those who are also living with…