The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Solutions Based on Science and the Human Experience

Outreach Services

 

There are times when an individual needs assistance with accessing human services. In Philadelphia this can be a daunting task, since there are so many agencies that are large, bureaucratic and unfortunately at times impersonal. Our Outreach Manager is a seasoned Clinical Social Worker with many years of experience in providing mental health and social services in Philadelphia. Our outreach services are designed to assist you with accessing many of these services by using a personal, supportive case-management model to help the client attain PEACE of mind through the following goals:

roviding Emotional Support to ensure individual needs and voices are heard in stressful times while offering the empathy and support to access the services that are requested.
ducating the client about what services are available in the community
dvocating on behalf of the client and championing their rights for services to ensure that the services they are seeking are accessed in a timely fashion with minimal barriers
aring for the client and their success in improving their life
mpowering the client or family to negotiate access on their behalf with coaching from the Social Worker so they can have a better sense of control over their own life circumstances

 

Success Stories

Beatrice is a senior citizen residing in Germantown with her husband and three young grand children ages 6, 4 and 3, the oldest being disabled.  Beatrice assumed physical and...

Brittany, a 23 year old homeless single mother of two young children moved at least 8 times the past year while living with family and friends. After meeting with our Outreach...

Tammy, a 25 year old single mother was frustrated being on Welfare. Although she had a high-school Diploma, her work experience was minimal and often the jobs she held paid very...

 

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