Community Services

ACHIEVEability's Community Services Office

 

Programs and Services

The goal of ACHIEVEability's Community Services Office is to help residents of the Haddington and Cobbs Creek neighborhoods of West Philadelphia. The office works with residents to organize, access, plan and implement activities and utilize information which will contribute to achieving a healthy, vibrant, technologically-savvy and hopeful community.

Residents of the community can contact the Community Services Office for assistance with:


Town Hall Meetings

The next Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Boy’s Latin Charter School, located at 5501 Cedar Avenue. We will be discussing a variety of topics including the new "sexting" laws and sharing resources for families of incarcerated individuals and ex-offenders.  Our esteemed list of presenters will include District Attorney Seth WilliamsState Representative Ronald Waters, and Ready, Willing, and Able. The meeting will begin promptly at 11 a.m and light refreshments will be served at 10:30 a.m. Should you have any questions please contact the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office at 215-748-8838 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Free Federal and State Tax Preparation

The ACHIEVEability Community Office will provide free federal and state tax preparation services for members of the community throughtout the 2014 tax season. This will mark the 5th consecutive year  that ACHIEVEability has provided this service to the West Philadelphia community.

The free tax preparation services start on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 and will be offered up through Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Services will be provided every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 7pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. Should you have any questions please contact the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office at 215-748-8838 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Clarify Workshops

The ACHIEVEability Community Office will provide Clarify workshops with the following topics on the following dates:·        

  • February 18, 2014 (5:00pm to 6:30pm) – Show Me My Money: A Lesson on Spending and Saving
  • February 25, 2014 (5:00pm to 6:30pm) – Understanding Your Credit
  • March 4, 2014 (5:00pm to 6:30pm) – Start Small Think Big

 

Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program

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ACHIEVEability is a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia Recycling Rewards program. For more information please click on the logo above.

 

Additional Information and Referral Programs

  • Homeownership
  • Rental assistance
  • Credit counseling
  • Home weatherization
  • Food vouchers/food banks
  • Youth activities/after school programs/recreation
  • Job training programs
  • Mortgage assistance
  • Home improvement services

For more information contact:

ACHIEVEability Community Services Office
Phone:  215-748-8838
Email:    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Location: 59 North 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139