Our Partners

Partnerships with community and social service organizations throughout the city make it possible for the Financial Empowerment Centers to operate smoothly and provide service to all Philadelphia residents. Our centers are located at the following organizations:

  • Achievability

    ACHIEVEability is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to permanently break the generational cycle of poverty for low income, single parent, and homeless families through higher education, affordable housing, supportive services, community and economic development, and accountability.

    Partner website
  • Community Legal Services (CLS)

    Community Legal Services was established by the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1996 to provide free legal services, in civil matters, to low-income Philadelphians. CLS has served more than one million clients who could not afford to pay for legal representation and who would have faced a variety of devastating ends without dedicated, knowledgeable attorneys on their side.

    Partner website
  • Congreso

    Congreso’s mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development; and advocacy. Congreso is a nationally recognized multi-service organization. Congreso’s goal is to alleviate poverty and promote economic self-sufficiency to ensure that their most vulnerable populations have the educational credentials and workforce skills to compete in a global economy.

    Partner website
  • Impact Services

    Impact Services was established in 1974 as the first program in the Ford Foundation’s national demonstration on supported work. Jobs have been the linchpin around which Impact’s work has centered since that time. Impact now operates in seven locations in Philadelphia where its staff of 120 provide a range of Employment and Training, Supportive Housing, Community and Economic Development services to over 17,000 needy Philadelphians each year.
    Helping TANF recipients and Ex-offenders re-entering the community to find work and become self-sufficient are service areas that also keep growing in response to community need. Impact’s Veteran Services department, serves over 300 veterans a year, offering homeless and disadvantaged veterans one of the most comprehensive sets of housing, employment, and supportive services in the country.

    Partner website
  • People’s Emergency Center

    PEC nurtures families, strengthens neighborhoods, and drives change. They are committed to increasing equity and opportunity throughout the entire community. They provide comprehensive supportive services to homeless women and their children, revitalize their West Philadelphia neighborhood, and advocate for social justice.

    Partner website