Community Partnerships/Supports

A Child's Light

A Child’s Light (ACL) provides expedited mental health support for children and adolescents, ages 2-to-18, who have experienced severe trauma on the first-step of their healing journey.

Access Services
School-Based ACCESS Program allows school districts and intermediate units to receive federal Medicaid reimbursement for providing IEP health-related services to Medical Assistance-eligble children as part of their Individualized Education Program. SBAP is a cooperative effort between the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and PDE's contractor PCG - Public Consulting Group.

The Chester County ACEs Coalition is a collective impact initiative to bring awareness, knowledge, prevention, and initiatives throughout the county on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma, and toxic-stress. Building resiliency and fostering hope can offset the cycle of trauma as well as contribute to long-term health benefits, bringing strength to our communities.

Alianzas strives for equity and the dignity of diverse Communities regardless of their country of origin by providing services to the under resourced and by promoting intercultural exchanges to connect all individuals in the broader community.

Ann's Heart
Ann's Heart vision is to provide a place of welcome and human services through the development of programs utilizing existing spaces on the grounds of Sacred Heart Church & School buildings, helping to provide support and other services for persons most in need in our community. We will also be intentional about identifying needs created by gaps in services already provided by the local community, and to fill those needs when possible.

Barnstone Art for Kids

Barnstone Art for Kids is a 501(c)(3) organization located in Phoenixville, PA that uses the Power of Art to foster resiliency in children facing adversity. Children benefit from sustained one-on-one interactions with a motivated mentor and our mentors are rewarded with a sense of fulfillment and a chance to make a difference.

Big Brother Big Sister Independence
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence is a donor-supported organization that enriches, encourages and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, one-to-one mentoring relationships.

Boy Scouts of America
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Charlestown Playhouse
Charlestown Playhouse is a non-profit, parent-cooperative preschool that emphasizes learning through child-centered play, the importance of supporting social and emotional development in young children, the beauty and value of nature and a strong sense of community.

Chester County Mental Health & Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Chester County Department of MH/IDD administers publicly funded services in the areas of Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, and Developmental Disabilities (Early Intervention). Guided by compassion, respect, and a commitment to consumer choice, we are dedicated to providing services and supports that help people lead quality lives.

Creative Health

Creative Health Services provides quality behavioral healthcare designed to empower and promote wellness for individuals, families and communities.

Crescendo Strings
Crescendo Phoenixville is a community music organization that provides high-quality music education to children who might otherwise not receive it. We can build a strong arts community for our children, together!

Crime Victims of Chester County
The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC) is a private, community-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) comprehensive victim services agency. CVC is the designated provider of services to sexual violence victims for Chester County, however, we serve victims of all types of crime including domestic violence.

Diversity in Action
Diversity in Action promotes the awareness and practice of racial and social justice within the greater Phoenixville community. By Building mutually caring relationships, we strive to find common ground and reconcile differences. We create programs that foster awareness, education and celebration of our diverse cultures and shared humanity.

Family Services of Chester County
Family Services of Chester County provides life-changing individual and family support by removing barriers and providing access to counseling, case management, youth services, and family programs.

Girl Scouts of the USA
Girl Scouts - We’re 2.8 million strong girls and adults who believe every girl can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon Low—also known as Daisy. She believed in the power of every girl. Today, we continue her mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, by helping them discover their inner strength, passions, and talents. And with programs from coast to coast and across oceans, there’s a chance for every girl to do something amazing.

Good Samaritan Services
Good Samaritan Services - Responding with compassion to the challenges of poverty-related needs across Lancaster and Chester Counties, we take a personalized approach to empower individuals and families to prevent or overcome homelessness.

Health Care Access
The mission of Health Care Access (HCA) is to improve the health and quality of life in the Greater Phoenixville area by helping the uninsured and underinsured overcome financial and cultural barriers in obtaining specialized health care services. Our Vision is that every eligible resident of the greater Phoenixville Area will have access to specialized services through our programs. HCA's four specialized programs include Dental, Vision, Prescription Medications, and Mammogram Services

The HUB is a community meeting in which representatives from various service systems meet and problem-solve to prevent or intervene where social concerns exist.  In Phoenixville, the model was initiated in the fall of 2016.  The Phoenixville HUB centers around the needs of PASD students and families.  A meeting is hosted at the district administration building every three weeks.  Specific cases are presented individually to try and match problems with existing solutions in the community. 

Jaycees members are full of energy and are committed to making positive changes in the community. Our membership shares a dynamic network across the globe that can link you to opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals.  We are always open to new ideas and welcoming new members. If you are looking to make a difference in the community, the Jaycees can help make that a reality.

Legacy Treatment Services (An affiliate of Woods)
Legacy Treatment Services-to change the behavioral health and social service outcomes for people of all ages from surviving to thriving.

LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County
LGBT Equality Alliance partners with businesses, community groups, schools, foundations, and corporations to support LGBTQ+ community members in Chester County through pride festivals, after school events, education programs, art shows, health fairs, youth activities, and more. We aim to remove barriers of communication between Chester County LGBTQ+ residents and the greater community. Rather than create a community center, it is our focus to unify the greater community so that all LGBTQ+ community members feel at home and supported in their living environment.

Life After Trauma Organization (LATO)
Life After Trauma Organization-To foster empathetic and effective clinical approaches to help children, adolescents and adults to prevent and recover from the full spectrum of trauma in today's world.

Living Room Conversations 
Living Room Conversations are a simple way to connect across divides - politics, age, gender, race, nationality, and more.  The backbone of a Living Room Conversation is a conversational model developed by dialogue experts in order to facilitate connection between people despite their differences, and even identify areas of common ground and shared understanding.

MCHC of Chester County
MCHC of Chester County A nonprofit organization providing family support and education services so that families can put their best foot forward.

Open Hearth
Open Hearth, Inc., a leader in resource coordination and community building efforts provides innovative programs to support and empower people to end the cycle of homelessness, acquire affordable housing, a means of transportation, workforce opportunities, and achieve financial stability.

Orion Communities
ORION Communities offers hope for individuals and families experiencing hardships due to poverty, disability or illness by building bridges that lead to self-reliance. ORION believes that every person deserves shelter, food, clothing, transportation, access to healthcare and respectful human interaction. Orion listens at the street level and responds to the unmet needs of our most vulnerable neighbors with creativity, compassion, and collaboration.

PathStone Corporation
PathStone builds family and individual self-sufficiency by strengthening farmworker, rural and urban communities. PathStone promotes social justice through programs and advocacy.

Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS)
The mission of
Phoenixville Area Community Services is to aspire to be the lead resource for food insecurity in the community.

Phoenixville Area Police Athletic League (PAL)
Phoenixville Area PAL mission is to advance the well-being of youth in the Phoenixville and surrounding area through participation in individual and team sports and educational activities while teaching life values and community service.  PAL offers a variety of after school enrichment and athletic programs that teach core life values and civic standards by engaging youth in active, healthy activities. Our programs are developed to fit the unique needs of the communities we serve. PAL's programs include babysitting classes, boxing, golf clinics, computer programming, and wrestling. Our programs are not exclusive only to our Phoenixville residence. They are open to any location or address.

Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA)
PAPA, primarily a volunteer, grass-roots organization supports the youth of Phoenixville in becoming successful and productive adults through programs that have a positive impact on self-esteem and life skills development. PAPA works closely with the Phoenixville Area School District, the Borough of Phoenixville, Phoenixville Community Health Foundation and other local organizations to create a positive, effective, and motivating force in the Phoenixville community.

Phoenixville Area School District Adopt-a-Family Efforts
During the holiday season each PASD school and administration building organizes a food and gift drive to support families in our community.  The school counselors and the home and school liaisons work to ensure each family's specific needs are met.

Phoenixville Borough Recreational Department
Welcome to the Borough of Phoenixville's Recreation Department. Here you will find municipal alerts and updates, as well as community event information.

Phoenixville Borough Police Department
The Phoenixville Police Department is dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity and our mission is to protect and serve the residents of our diverse community and the many visitors who come to Phoenixville to experience our restaurants, art galleries, and street festivals.

Phoenixville Community Education Foundation (PCEF)
The mission of the
Phoenixville Community Education Foundation is to enhance and enrich the educational experience of Phoenixville Area School District students so they learn, grow, and thrive both inside and outside the classroom. PCEF does this by raising funds and directing resources from our community.
• Phantom Food Packs (Chester County Food Bank, PCHF, PCEF) The Phantom Food Packs is a partnership between the Cheater County Food Bank, Phoenixville Health Foundation and the Phoenixville Community Education Foundation.  This partnership provides food for children in the district who face food insecurity over the weekend.
• PCEF Together We Can Funding/Internet for All With the move to virtual instruction in fall 2020, PCEF is committed to ensuring that every student has access to the internet, so they can continue their education even while at home.  We estimate that 200-300 families currently cannot afford internet service and up until now have gone without or relied on cell phone coverage for email and other communication.
• PCEF Student Activity Access Grants PASD students may apply to PCEF for up to $300 in funding to help cover the cost of certain educational or school-sponsored activities that cost more than they or their families can afford.

Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (PCHF)
PCHF works to improve the health and quality of life for all people in the greater Phoenixville region by increasing equitable access to quality health and human services and promoting healthy communities through grantmaking and collaboration with health, civic, business, nonprofits, and community partners.

Phoenixville Communities That Cares (CTC)
Phoenixville Area CTC is a collaborative effort involving individuals and organizations who are committed to building the community's capability to meet the needs of our children and their families so that our children will adopt safe and healthy behaviors and be successful at home, in school, and in the larger community.

Phoenixville Hospital
Mission of Tower Health Phoenixville Hospital is to provide compassionate, accessible, high-quality, cost-effective healthcare to the community; to promote health; to educate healthcare professionals; and to participate in appropriate clinical research.

Phoenixville Library
Phoenixville Library's mission is to provide access to information and services that address the educational, cultural and recreational needs of the community the library serves. Core Values: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Intellectual Freedom, Innovation

Phoenixville Regional Chamber of Commerce
Phoenixville Regional Chamber of Commerce's mission is “to advance the principles of free enterprise by providing the leadership which will enhance the economic climate of the region, address the priority needs of its members, and interact with other individuals and organizations for the overall benefit of the business community.”

Phoenixville Social Concerns Committee
Phoenixville Area Social Concerns Committee's mission our mission to promote community and racial harmony throughout the Greater Phoenixville community in the spirit of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., our work and our upcoming events. • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Prayer Breakfast

Project Healing Hive
PHH at the Heart Counseling and Wellness is part of The PHH Mental Health and Wellness Professionals Assembly Network. We specialize in CBT-CAM (cognitive behavioral therapy integrated with complementary and alternative medicine) for trauma, anxiety, and depression.

Project Libertad/Immigrant Psychology Network
Project Libertad empowers newcomer immigrant youth and their families by providing essential, youth-led and youth-centered legal and social services. We envision a world where all newcomer immigrant youth have access to the legal services, social services, academic support, and leadership opportunities needed to thrive.

Phoenixville YMCA
The YMCA is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, we serve more than 180,000 members and 240,000 individuals a year- regardless of age, income, or background. The Phoenixville branch of the YMCA distributes new winter coats to families in the Phoenixville Community.  Phoenixville YMCA Coat Give-Away

St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter
St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter>Our mission is to create a safe, peaceful, community environment for homeless families. We foster dignity and independence through supportive programming developed with local agencies and ecumenical organizations.

Schuylkill Twp Police
The Schuylkill Township Police Department is committed to protecting the constitutional, civil, and human rights of citizens living in and visiting our community. We will strive to enhance the quality of life and will protect life, and property, and keep safe the community we serve. We will develop partnerships with the community to prevent, reduce or eliminate crime, neighborhood problems, and by providing services that are fair, professional, and respectful of the dignity of all individuals. Officers are directed to enforce local ordinances, motor vehicle, and criminal laws of Schuylkill Township and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in a professional, respectful and ethical manner.

Trans-Parents Support Group
Trans-Parents Support Group

Trellis for Tomorrow
Trellis for Tomorrow delivers experiential programs in organic gardening, environmental education, and food security that provide practical and behavioral life skills for youth and adults.

Young Men and Women in Charge
Young Men and Women In Charge Foundation partners with employers to increase workforce diversity by preparing underserved youth for STEM careers through after-school and summer programs for K-12 students, college scholarships and internships. empowers newcomer immigrant youth and their families by providing essential, youth-led and youth-centered legal and social services. We envision a world where all newcomer immigrant youth have access to the legal services, social services, academic support, and leadership opportunities needed to thrive.

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