Big Brothers-Big Sisters Association
Address: 6800 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone #: 610-352-7255
Mission: To match an adult volunteer to a child from a single-parent family for the purpose of providing a role model for the child in need of guidance and direction. The goal of this relationship is to help a child strive for his/her maximum potential as a person and member of society.
Boy Scouts of America
Address: Cradle Liberty Council, Montg. & Del. Counties, Route 252, Valley Forge, PA 19481
Phone #: 610-688-6900
(RTMSD students are part of the Minquas District)
Fees: monthly dues
Mission: Develop habits of good citizenship, character, and personal fitness in young men and young women
Child Abuse Prevention Effort (CAPE)
Address: 8001 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19124
Phone #: 215-624-1176
Mission: Prevention of child abuse and neglect through direct intervention with the community and families who need assistance and support.
Services: Workshops for parents and professional groups concerning child development.
Delaware County Family Centers
Address: (Eastern Delco) 1515 Lansdowne Ave, 2nd Fl., Darby, PA 19023
Phone #: 610-532-2811
Address: (Chester Upland) 2600 W. 9th St., Ground Fl.,Chester, PA 19013
Mission: The Delaware County Family Centers are a resource which families and communities can use. We recognize the strengths of families and offer caring and respectful education, information, training, and support services to increase the families’ ability to care for themselves. The Family Centers encourage all parts of the community to join in strengthening families and communities.
Delaware County WIC Office
2602 W 9th St., Suite 103, Chester, PA 19013
1260 E Woodland Ave, Suite 211, Springfield, PA 19064
Barclay Square Shopping Center, 1500 Garrett Rd, Suite 20, Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone #: 484-471-3320
Services: Food vouchers for families with children under 5 (income based program), nutrition counseling, breastfeeding counseling
Family Support Line
Address: 100 W. Sixth St., Ground Fl.,Media, PA 19063-2428
Phone #: 610-891-5275
Fees: most programs free. Otherwise sliding scale.
Mission: Family Support Line works to keep children and families safe from the harm of child sexual abuse and other family trauma through comprehensive prevention education programs; and to promote healing through specialized treatment services.
Girl Scouts of Southeastern PA
Address: 31 S. Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA 19083
Phone #: 610-853-2266
Fees: registration and dues, call to inquire
Mission: To inspire girls with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service that they may become happy and resourceful citizens.
Internet Essentials from Comcast
Services: Provides greatly discounted internet and home computer to eligible families. Children must be eligible for the free or reduced lunch program at school.
Project ELECT (Education Leading to Employment and Career Training) - A Program for Teen Parents
Address: locations at various Delaware County schools
Phone #: 610-938-9000
Team Children (Computers)
Address: 960 Rittenhouse Rd., Audubon, PA 19403
Services: Provides discounted refurbished computers to families in need.
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
Address: 1709 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone #: 215-665-2500
Mission: Fight poverty.
YMCA- Rocky Run
Address: 1299 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063
Phone #: 610-627-9622
Fees: Vary by activity. Financial assistance available
Services: Summer camp, Aquatics classes, fitness classes, family nights, special events.