Interim House has long recognized the value of partnering with other community and specialized providers to strengthen and enhance the range of services available to its clients. Throughout our years providing substance abuse treatment for women in Philadelphia, Interim House has always taken a community-based approach by providing linkages with other community agencies, through its partnerships with local employers, and in its well-established relationship to its community and neighbors in the Mt. Airy neighborhood.

Back on my Feet
A non-profit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of the homeless population by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem.

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Cecilian Center For Earth, Arts and Spirit
A ministry run by the Sisters of St. Joseph.

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Community College of Philadelphia
A two year community college located in Philadelphia with more than 70 associate's degree programs, certification and continuing education.

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Community Legal Services
A resource for legal advice and representation for civil matters to low-income residents of Philadelphia.

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Community Works
An organization that teaches individuals and organizations the necessary skills for creating and sustaining nonviolent lives and nonviolent systems.

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Center for Literacy
The nation's largest community-based provider of literacy services.

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Gearing Up
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide women in transition from drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence, and/or homelessness with the skills, equipment, and guidance needed to safely ride a bicycle for exercise, transportation, and personal growth. For more information, contact Kristin Gavin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Impacting Your World Christian Center
An organization involved with Interim House for the past 15 years that provides a weekly optional Bible Study Program at Interim House, transportation to and from its Center for Sunday services, and various social and recreational opportunities.

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Medical Mission Sisters
An Interim House partner for approximately 15 years, with a core group of volunteers and sisters dedicated to working with Interim House residents, offering a weekly group based on the book, Houses of Healing, A Prisoners' Guide To Inner Power And Freedom, providing spiritual retreats on its grounds twice each year and maintaining contact with and support to many of our alumnae.

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Metropolitan Career Center
A resource for Interim House residents to develop customized employer-based training. Programs range from a one-month job readiness and placement program to longer vocational training in information technology and office administration.

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Mazzonni Center
An LGBT healthcare center that also offers individual and group parenting classes, on- and off-site.

Mt. Airy Community Computer Center
A combination of small group sessions, computer classes and a job readiness workshop designed to help participants learn how to search for and apply to jobs online.

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National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC)
An organization operating area nurse managed health centers that ensure all our clients are linked to a primary care provider. NNCC implements an on-site nutrition, fitness and wellness program at Interim House and, like Interim House, is an affiliate of Public Health Management Corporation.

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Neighborhood Bike Works
A nonprofit educational organization in West Philadelphia that seeks to increase opportunities for urban youth through bicycling and to promote cycling as an environmentally-friendly means of transportation.

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Public Health Management Corporation
The parent organization of Interim House, a nonprofit public health institute that builds healthier communities through partnerships with government, foundations, businesses and community-based organizations. It fulfills its mission to improve the health of the community by providing outreach, health promotion, education, research, planning, technical assistance, and direct services.

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ProAct (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization - Achieving Community Together)
A grassroots recovery support initiative in Southeastern Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties) that seeks to reduce the stigma of addiction, ensure the availability of adequate treatment and recovery support services, and to influence public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery.

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Point of Destination Café
A community partner located one block from our facility that provides residents with workshops on the hospitality industry and dining and socialization etiquette. The Café has also employed Interim House alumnae as interns at the café, providing them with skills in the food service industry.

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People & Stories / Gente y Cuentos
A reading and discussion program offered in English or Spanish that creates unique access to
literature. Adults and young adults who have had limited opportunities to experience the power of literature work in small groups led by a trained coordinator. Participants draw upon their own experiences to discuss complex short stories.

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Pennsylvania Prison Society
An organization that helps women involved with the criminal justice system manage and surmount the numerous challenges they face finding jobs by bolstering their self-confidence and increasing their motivation to secure employment. Clients involved with the Pennsylvania Prison Society have access to its offices and staff every day in their Center City location, and the staff there help our women address the panoply of issues and challenges facing former offenders looking for employment, as well as the challenges faced by their children and families.

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St. Madeleine Sophie Church
A Catholic Church located in Philadelphia that provides Interim House residents with spiritual counseling.

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