Philadelphia, PA Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Philadelphia, PA information forum. I have added some questions for you and posted them below.

The goal is to compile as much local information as possible for those who are homeless and need food or homeless resource assistance in Philadelphia.

If you are familiar with Philadelphia and the homeless situation, please answer the questions below as fully as possible. Let's build a useful resource section that only you and those intimately familiar with Philadelphia will know.

Mike Manning, owner of HomelessShelterDirectory.org

Are You Currently Homeless In Philadelphia, PA? Help Us Find Out Where To Find The Best Homeless Resources In Philadelphia, PA


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 13:38:15outside
2017-12-21 14:29:35No. On the street
2017-12-26 16:28:58In my car
2017-12-28 16:43:59Outside
2017-12-28 16:44:18I do not live in A shelter i. Sleeping on the street n it's to cold for me to sleep out in the cold
2018-01-13 23:02:35i am living on the streets
2018-01-18 23:18:22on my motorized wheelchair with 2 pieces of luggage inside the greyhound station.
2018-01-29 10:18:39shower
2018-07-29 23:43:38Blue moon hotel
2020-05-15 15:35:14I am currently on the streets
2020-06-14 15:03:06Motel 6 or a friend
2020-06-29 01:25:57On the streets
2020-10-01 03:04:39Streets again....


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 14:29:35Wherever I can.
2017-12-26 16:28:58Fast food restaurant s
2017-12-28 16:44:18Wear ever I can
2018-07-29 23:43:38Salvation army
2020-06-14 15:03:06Fast food


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-18 23:18:22I am 32 years old, disabled on a wheelchair, I receive SSI and SSD as well, homeless with mental health problems.
2018-02-11 12:36:33I'm outgoing smart cool I had a job but I lost it I just need a job and a place to stay to call my own
2018-02-20 16:21:01Work full time need a place to stay
2018-02-22 16:46:45Im on the street. On disability for mental issues im 52 female
2018-03-01 14:39:15will be homeless 3/3/18
2018-03-18 16:08:26I'm 32 single mother, I'm trying to make everything work for me and my father at the same time as he is drunk and taking pills. I lost my mom back in June and has been nothing but so nasty to me, there are times that I am so scared to go home or even go out of my room. I just want to get my life together and move on and not look back. I have got to get away from my father. He is gonna end up hurti
2018-05-09 15:54:33I'm 38 with no family and no job. I just need shelter to get back on my feet
2018-06-30 00:41:03I am a married 37 year old woman with 7 children . I have been paying rent since I'm seventeen I lost my mother and mother-in-law within 20 days of each other to cancer and my mother livrd with me and paid part of rent and utilities.My sister-in-law gave 2days notice that I have to leave and I have no where to go with my family.
2018-07-07 16:15:22I'm from Brooklyn NY. I'm 42 years old. I have a decent work history. Not on drugs, but can't find work. I'm swimming in debt and need assistance
2018-07-29 23:43:38I am 32 years old I have 4 kids who stay with there mother I'm seeking shelter and employment to help my living situation
2018-08-13 18:53:32Im 19 and i homless and and family dont care
2018-10-03 08:51:1132 and 35 boy friend and girl friend need place to stay to get on are feet
2018-12-07 19:45:06I got kicked out of my moms and dads I have a 5 month old and my husband I need help
2018-11-27 19:35:06I will be 18 in next February and my parents don't want me at their home because they can't tolerate me. I am scared of them. I badly need a shelter.
2019-01-06 16:19:35Well im autistic and my family abuse me treats me like a slave
2019-01-01 11:45:03I will be 57 in March recently divorced, moved back to Philly staying with my daughter who makes it known that she does not want me there. But I am in the way. I have no drug problems or mental health issues, just dealing with some anxiety and depression which gets in the way of finding sustainable work. I need to get out of her house but it is difficult. Happy to volunteer at a shelter
2019-02-10 13:29:29My mother I do not get along. And she will not give me the money due to me and my child.
2019-05-07 17:12:59I've been homeless for about a year speaking where I can I was sleeping at my boyfriend's house but he just broke up with me so now I have nowhere to go
2019-09-26 14:30:09I am a 36 year old Male who currently got out of a rehab facility and am currently trying to get into a recovery house but they all want money up front and I have not started working yet so I'm trying to stay sober and find a safe place to stay.
2020-04-27 13:30:06I was taking care of my Dad before he passed and once he did my family went crazy with greed over his belongings and whatever else they could get from him and completely turned on me
2020-06-14 15:03:06I’m 55 receive Disabled have a puppy my last apt wasn’t livable And don’t have nobody never been married
2020-06-29 01:25:57Have a job coming need a place to stay till I get back on my feet
2020-07-27 12:04:16Mentally and physically disabled wentbthru a mental breakdown and lost everything
2020-10-01 03:04:39winter is coming



User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-06-30 00:41:03Lowering the rents higher the pays
2018-07-29 23:43:38Provide a place to stay
2018-11-27 19:35:06You can give them at least home and food.
2019-01-01 11:45:03Availability for women without addiction or mental health issues
2019-05-07 17:12:59They should be more services an easier access to them because this is the only way I know how to have a place to sleep and epilepsy it and I can't be out in the streets
2019-07-28 16:22:34Everything should be done to help them get back on there feet
2019-09-26 14:30:09More shelters
2020-04-27 13:30:06I'm sure what can be done is being done
2020-06-14 15:03:06Affordable rents including bills
2020-07-27 12:04:16Provide better housing options
2020-10-01 03:04:39Brotherly love... strangers are the cruelest to the homeless

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