The ACHIEVEability Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS) is hosting the 2016 neighborhood elections on Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. There are 15 available seats for the NAS. In order to vote, you must be 18 years of age or older and bring a photo ID, proof of residency, or proof of your employmnet location or church membership within our service area. Polling locations include the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office located at 59 N 60th Street and Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library located at 5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway. For more information about the election, please contact the Community Services Office at 215-557-8484 ext. 8839.
Sayre Health Center provided free flu vaccinations to local West Philadelphia residents on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office. For more information about free flu vaccinations, please contact the Community Services Office at 215-557-8484 ext. 8839.
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:
ACHIEVEability has been selected as one of Philadelphia's network of Financial Empowerment Centers. Through the program, professional financial counselors will provide clients with one-on-one counseling and guidance on issues such as managing and paying down debts, opening safe and affordable bank accounts, building healthy credit, and creating budgets that facilitate savings. Financial counseling services are by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Community Services Office at 215-557-8484 ext. 8839.
ACHIEVEability is a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia Recycling Rewards program. For more information please click on the logo above.
For the seventh consecutive year, the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office provided free federal and state tax preparation services for community residents. A total of 602 residents used the free services which led to $383,117 in Earned Income Tax Credit. Tax preparation services were provided by IRS certified volunteers.
The date for the 2016-2018 ACHIEVEability Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS) election has yet to be determined. Please stay tuned for further information.
The 2014-2016 ACHIEVEability Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS) elections took place on Saturday, October 18, 2014. 155 voters participated in the NAC elections by voting at three polling locations including the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office, Sheppard Recreation Center and Sayer-Morris Recreation. Congratulations to our newly elected Neighborhood Advisors: Ruth Bazemore, Christopher Berrios, Geraldine Brown, Renee Brown, Kelita Buchanan, Brenda Clark, Michella Crosby, John Kinnard, Anthony Lee, Donna Liggon, Wanda Logan, Ebony Powell, Nicole Riley, Anjelica Sanders, Charles Simmons, Derise Stoval and Crystal Tann Roberts.
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