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Caregiver Support

The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's community-based resource center, where the Drexel community and West Philadelphia residents and partners collaborate on issues of shared importance.

SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE will be expanding their partnership with the nutrition education team at the School District of Philadelphia to help more students and parents access fresh produce and SHARE Food Packages to 15 schools next year. 

People’s Emergency Center (PEC) mission is to nurture families, strengthen neighborhoods and drive change.  For families, children, and youth experiencing homelessness, PEC offers more than 235 affordable housing units, job training, parenting and early childhood education, financial education and planning, life skills and technology classes. 

Established in 1977 to address the need for affordable housing, Mt. Vernon Manor CDC (MVM) additionally serves as the lead for neighborhood revitalization initiatives and services in the West Philadelphia community of Mantua. Their mission is to provide affordable housing opportunities while supporting and encouraging residents to nurture children, foster strong families, and champion a robust and sustainable quality of life.


KEYSPOT is a free computer lab offering assistance with job search, career development, technology training, & adult education programs located at the Dornsife Center.  

Parent Child+

ParentChild+ uses education to break the cycle of poverty for low-income families. We engage early in life and help toddlers, their parents, and their family child care providers access a path to possibility.

Community Wellness HUB

The Community Wellness HUB is a place-based, community-driven, health promotion partnership between Drexel University and the residents of Mantua and Powelton Village. The HUB seeks to HEAL the community through preventative care, UNITE the community around better health, and BRIDGE the community to health services and health education programming, while tackling the social determinants that underlies their health disparities.

Get Involved

Joining your local civic association assures you will have a voice in what's happening in your neighborhood

Did You Know?...

The Dornsife Center hosts Criminal Record Clearing Clinics regularly as well as Lawyering Clinics? 

Having a Criminal Record doesn't have to stop you from getting a job.