30th Annual “My City, My Place” Brighter Futures Awards

It’s time for our signature event! Please join the members of Intellectual disAbility Services and its Public Awareness Committee as we celebrate and honor members of the community who help make a difference in the lives of those who are registered with Intellectual disAbility Services here in Philadelphia. These winners and nominees truly exemplify our motto: IT’S ALL ABOUT COMMUNITY

2023-07-18T09:02:03-04:00July 18th, 2023||

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This and every October, Philadelphia recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence can affect anyone — regardless of your class, race, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. In the United States, an average of 20 people experience intimate partner physical violence every minute, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This equates to more than 10 million abuse victims annually. According to the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men report having experienced severe physical violence from [...]

2018-10-17T01:06:37-04:00October 17th, 2018|Domestic Violence|

Rise and Shine Mural Tour

A new season of Porch Light tours is upon us! We are so grateful to be partnering with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program on the "Rise and Shine Mural Tour" inspired by James Burns' stunning mural The North Philadelphia Beacon Project. Take this opportunity to see beautiful public art and learn about inspiring journeys of recovery and healing.

2021-01-02T20:44:23-05:00May 13th, 2014|Awareness, Community|

Breaking the Silence: MHFA Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking public education and early intervention program that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs of behavioral health challenges. MHFA will be available at the "Breaking The Silence on Mental Wellness: Real Talk, Real Help, Real Solutions Conference” on  April 4th and 5th, 8:00am-6:00pm, at Temple School of Medicine 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. This conference is focused on addressing stigma related to behavioral health within the African American community. Over 50 diverse workshops geared toward a wide variety of audiences. Behavioral health screenings will be provided to conference participants as part of Saturday's resource fair.

2022-02-02T10:43:36-05:00April 2nd, 2014|Depression, Mental Health First Aid|
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