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Jane Addams Place is a comprehensive emergency homeless shelter in Philadelphia for up to 29 mothers with children in West Philadelphia.

Staff utilize a holistic framework in assisting residents by focusing on family systems and employing a  trauma-informed model. Our programs help families to regain and maintain self-sufficiency and access permanent/transitional housing and employment.

Jane Addams Place intake is done through the Office of Supportive Housing at 1430 Cherry Street.

Residents of Jane Addams Place participate in myriad programs and services aimed specifically to meet their housing, healthcare, parenting, and psychosocial needs. Programming includes children and teen groups, community meetings, arts and culture classes and trips, health and dental services, cooking and nutrition classes, and a Farm to Shelter program that incorporates¬†fresh and local food options into the residents’ meals. Click here to Adopt-a-Dinner for our Jane Addams residents and support health and nutrition for these families!

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Jane Addams Place Services Offered

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