Resource: Philadelphia: Older Youth; Project Home

Applications for our 2415 North Broad residence are now available and can be picked up at any of our locations or can be downloaded here. They will be accepted beginning June 1.


  • 88 units (efficiencies only) with 10 units designated for individuals with mobility impairments and 4 for sensory impairments
  • All units will be subsidized through PHA; 20 of them are for young adults (ages 18 to 23)
    • 9 units are processed through the City of Philadelphia Clearing House
    • Priority will be given to applicants that are homeless, previously homeless, at risk of becoming homeless
    • Applicants ages 18 to 23, who aged out of foster care, are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless will be given priority for the PHA units designated for Youth
  • Rents are based on 30 percent of each individual’s income with a minimum rent of $50
  • Electricity is paid by the resident
  • All applicants must be 18 or older
  • All applicants must be income eligible
  • Maximum household size is 1 person
  • A full time student may not be eligible for this community (contact us for more details)
Available Units AMI Maximum Income – One Person
9 20 percent AMI $11,360
6 30 percent AMI $16,900
38 50 percent AMI $28,400
35 60 percent AMI $34,080

NOTE: Maximum income limits are subject to change

Completed applications will be accepted in the order they are received. Applications will be accepted at JBJ Soul Homes. Please refer back to this page in the coming months for updates concerning upcoming application workshops and community updates. Please call 215-309-5222 or email with any questions.

Click here to download an application.

Resource: Pennsylvania: Pathways-PA

The BCP is a community-based residential facility located in West Philadelphia that provides runaway prevention and intervention services for teen girls who have runaway, are homeless or are at risk of being a runaway and/or homeless youth.

Five clients, aged 13-17 years, may reside at the Basic Center Program at any given time.  To learn more about the Basic Center Program, please contact Deatra Butler via email or call 215-397-4287.


Resource: Pennsylvania: PA-Mentor: Mother/Baby Host Home

This program is available in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties. Please call 215-925-3461 *5025 for more information.

Our experienced team is available to the young mothers 24/7, offering constant guidance and support. Our goal is to make sure these young women have everything they need to be the best moms possible.

Resource: Are you in foster care? Aged out of care? Experiencing homelessness or struggling to find housing, employment, health care, or other services in Philadelphia? Youth Matters: Philly is for you.

This app is designed to help Philly youth find and access local resources, like shelters, housing, foodbanks, healthcare providers, and more.  Life is hectic, stressful, and sometimes it can be hard to find the information you need. This app will help you connect to nearby resources and services. Use the search functions to see a map of local resources and advocates who can help you right now.

Key features:

  • Search for resources and services.

  • See a map of local resources or switch to a list view.

  • Get important info on each resource, like hours, contact information, and location.

  • Get directions to any resource from your current location.

  • Text a resource to yourself or someone else.

  • Rate resources and services you’ve used.

Resource: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Share Food Program

Who they serve
Adults who are 18 and over
The Share Food Program, in exchange for volunteering for 2 hours at SHARE or another location in their community offers individuals between $35-$45 worth of food including shelf stable items, fresh meats and veggies
Resource Type
Operation Hours
Monday:9:00AM-4:00PM Tuesday:9:00AM-4:00PM Wednesday:9:00AM-4:00PM Thursday:9:00AM-4:00PM Friday:9:00AM-4:00PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed
18 and over
Requirements to receive services
Orders must be placed by pick up deadline. For more-information on scheduling a pick-up please see – Online
Name of Provider
Share Food Program

Resource: Dynamic Interactive Programs for Young People on Real-World Readiness, Excellence, Motivation, Responsibility, Life Skills, and Leadership

Positive, FREE online programs and life skills for troubled teens, for schools, teen-juvenile-truancy courts, detention, and probation. Motivational, interactive programs that provide skills for at-risk teens and therefore hope for the future, to engage teens in the world around them, to learn their own value, and to begin mapping out the steps to a productive, satisfying life. We know that hope, direction, purpose, and value can completely transform a teenager. (see their web site to learn more about Youth Life Choices).

Resource: Achieving Independence Center – Philadelphia, PA