Bucks, Chester & Delaware County
Home Health Care Plus CDC (HHCP, CDC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit located in West Philadelphia. Our organization focuses on establishing The New West Philadelphia by advocating for sponsored public & private housing, commercial development, and economic development that is in the best interests of our neighborhood. The organization focuses on family self-sufficiency programs and serves as a community resource center to help people get the resources they need to meet basic life's necessities, shelter, utilities, food, and medical care. The organization will also facilitate access to such community services as financial counseling, loans, grants, home repair, and other educational and neighborhood improvement programs.
HHCP, CDC is in the planning phase of an alternative plan to emergency room visits that overwhelm our neighboring hospitals by introducing Urgent Care Medicine (UCM) as a preventive plan of immediate medical services offered for outpatient care as a treatment of acute and chronic illness and injury.
HHCP, CDC provides housing counseling services targeted to very low, low and moderate income residents of Philadelphia to help resolve problems in the area of:
HHCP, CDC has a community activist group that works with churches, merchants, residents and other community outreach groups helping to organizing the community around citizen participation for neighborhood beautification, voting and knowledge of available programs to strengthening the neighborhood of West Philadelphia.
HHCP, CDC works as a liaison between residents and City Officials to facilitate government and resident’s participation when soliciting, distributing and managing federal funds, city grants and community sponsorship funding. Contract requirements include:
The New West Beautification Program was established to mobilize residents in the beautification of West Philadelphia to improve the appearance, including vacant lots. The goals are to make resources and information available to people and assist them in their continuing effort to beautify the neighborhood. Beautification projects are accomplished and unsightly, trash-filled lots become positive fixtures.
HHCP, CDC works with a number of elected officials, community interest groups, non-profits and community Churches to facilitate the development of economic affairs.
The support and participation of community partners include Councilman Curtis Jones, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, State Representative Ronald Waters, State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams, State Senator Vincent Hughes, Congressman Robert Brady, Non-profit Achievability, Non-profit 60th Street Business Association, Pastor Dr. James Brown, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, and business Owner Kevin Parker all have help tremendously in pursuing The New West vision to revive the economy of West Philadelphia.
The New West Economic Development Strategy, identifies 8 programs that are in the action plan for economic growth and develop for West Philadelphia Economic Businesses.
The New West Revitalization Project was created to improve the appearance of the West Philadelphia Corridor, the quality of goods sold, and to reduce the perception of crime with the goal of increasing the number of consumers. The Development Strategy for the New West Revitalization Project outlines the design to accomplish the beautification of the corridor. It also includes exciting renderings of what the Corridor can be with a few key improvements.
HHCP, CDC will become a redevelopment arm of the Economic Development process that will assemble properties. HHCP, CDC will present these assembled parcels to developers interested in creating housing, recreational, retail, and commercial opportunities that are needed in the area.
An effective marketing campaign will retain existing businesses while attracting new businesses, residents, and visitors to the neighborhood. The New West will be marketed through targeted efforts that include promoting historic and cultural assets.
Self-Sufficiency programs help people get the resources they need to meet basic life's necessities, shelter, utilities and food.
The following programs are available at no charge.
HHCP CDC offers a variety of programs that assist low-income people with their utility and heating costs.
LIHEAP - Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income people pay their heating bills.
Crisis is a component of LIHEAP and helps people who have an emergency of being without heat or are immediate danger of not having heat. Emergency situations include running out of heating oil, having the heating gas, electric or water shut off, having a broken furnace.
LIHEAP and Crisis are only available in the winter months, November - March.
To apply, bring the following documentation to HHCP CDC's offices:
1. Proof of income for everyone in the household
2.Social security cards for everyone in the household
3.The main heating utility bill: ex. If you are applying for electric you must also bring your gas bill or your oil receipt as well as your electric bill. (gas, electric, or oil receipt)
HHCP, CDC refers low-income people to the Philadelphia Food Hotline. For information on the nearest emergency food bank, call the following number and be ready with a household's zip code.
Philadelphia Food Hotline 800-366-3997
To file for a rebate you must be a homeowner or a renter.
HHCP, CDC goal of the resource center is to serve as a community outreach center to increase the knowledge of education, supportive services, mental health awareness and first aid training, the negative impact of drugs, alcohol and violence on the family and our community.
In partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, HHCP, CDC offers after school programming for students attending neighborhood Elementary, Middle and High Schools in West Philadelphia. Through this local Community Learning Center offers:
HHCP, CDC offers summer camp for all neighborhood children. Programs include arts and crafts, games, dance, educational programs, and field trips. We also offer career counseling, financial literacy, grace and chivalry workshops and college tours.
Nondiscrimination in ServicesAdmissions, the provisions of services, and referrals of clients shall be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, or sex.
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