Philadelphia Emergency Shelter and Services - Philadelphia, PA

Contact information

1360 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19107
: (215)686-7104

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Description: This is not a homeless shelter, This is an area homeless resource.
Mission
The Office of Emergency Shelter and Services (OESS) mission is to assist/prepare adults and families for self-sufficiency and independent living. OESS offers a network of shelters, boarding homes, and refers families, couples and single individuals to available housing resources. Services available to OESS clients include: Intake Services, Mental Health Services, Outreach Services, Emergency Shelter Services, Case Management Services, Adult Protective Services, State Emergency Food Distribution Program, Referrals to Housing Services, Emergency Response Services, Eviction Prevention Services, Transitional Housing Services, Shelter Plus Care, Permanent Housing Services.

Intake and Social Services for Men Hours: 24-Hour Receptio
Ridge Avenue Center
1360 Ridge Avenue
(215) 236-0909

Intake and Social Services for Women, Families and Couples
Hours: Weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Office of Services to the Homeless and Adults
141 N. Juniper Street
(215) 686-7150/52

Intake and Social Services for Women, Families and Couples
Hours: Weekends and Nights
Salvation Army
Eliza Shirley House
1320 Arch Street
(215) 568-5113

Do you have items to donate? Contact Philadelphia Emergency Shelter and Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2017-06-26


Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Philadelphia Emergency Shelter and Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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