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Persons in Recovery Who Speak English as a Second Language

Community Coalitions and Resources:

South East Asian Services:

Hall Mercer Mental Health Center
250 South 8th Street
(215) 829-3461
Offers a Southeast Asian mental health program and RC case management services.

South East Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition, Inc. (SEAMAAC)
1711 S. Broad Street
(215) 564-0690
Provides health, education and family services and community development support.

Intercultural Family Services 
4225 Chestnut Street | 4254 Chestnut Street
Main (215) 386-1298 or BH Office (215) 386-8490

Greater Philadelphia Asian Social Services Center
4943 N. 5th Street
(215) 456-1662

Nationalities Service Center of Philadelphia
1216 Arch Street, 4th floor
(215) 893-8400

Provides legal representation for individuals that speak English as a second language.

An Asian-Pacific American Health Services Directory is available, listing agencies and providers of social services for the Asian community. You can download it here:


Russian Services:

People Acting Together Can Help (PATH)
8220 Castor Avenue
(215) 728-4600 or (215) 728-4565
Offers a substance abuse program for the Russian community.

New Life and Community Health 
6722 Bustleton Avenue 
(215) 708-2100

Jewish Employment and Vocational Services 
2770 Red Lion Road
(215) 728-4700

The Family and Children Center 
10125 Verree Road
(215) 256-2250

African Continent & Caribbean Services:

Project Tamaa — Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
1823 Callowhill Street/ 417 N. Eighth Street, Suite 402
(215) 496-0707
Assistance program Designed to meet the mental health and social services needs of the West African Refugee community.

African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)
260 South Broad Street, Apt. #1016
Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021

Catholic Human Services
227 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 854.7019
Offers resettlement services, job counseling, and cultural adaptation programs for African and Caribbean people.

Haitian Community Help Center
1263 E. Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19138
(215) 224-4971

The only community center in the Philadelphia region that serves the Haitian, Caribbean and African French-speaking immigrants.

Liberian Behavioral Health Services
6500 Elmwood Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215 ) 667-7472
Mr. Daniel Gayou, Executive Director/Founder
Email: director@libhs.org

Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrants Affairs
Addresses the cultural, social, economic, political, educational, health and general well-being of African and Caribbean immigrants, refugees, and asylees residing in Philadelphia.

African Cultural Alliance of North America
5530 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 729-8225
Non-profit social services and cultural organization dedicated to providing services to enrich the lives of African immigrants in the Philadelphia region.

Multicultural Community Family Services
Upper Darby office: 21 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082 (484) 461-8660
Phila. Office (opens 6/09): 5136 Kershaw Street, Phila., PA 19131
Founded in 2003 to meeting the social and emotional needs of African immigrants and refugees.

Casmir Cares Services
4950 Parkside Ave., 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(267) 292-3116
Non-profit advocacy organization that provides a wide spectrum of services including behavioral health, intellectual disability and brain injury services.

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