Community Programs

As the name says, the Community Programs department does all things related to Philadelphia communities. From Neighborhood Energy Centers (NEC)  where you could go for utility assistance, to free workshops for Philly residents. Community Programs is here to assist your community! Browse below for all things Community Programs. 

Open Space Office

Neighborhood Energy Centers

Your one-stop-shop for utility assistance, conveniently located throughout the city.

Neighborhood Energy Centers (NEC)

Please note: Due to Covid-19 some NEC have alternated hours and procedures. Please contact the NEC to find out their new procedures before going in person.

ACHIEVEability

59 N. 60th St

215-557-8484

West Philadelphia, West Park & Overbrook

Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania

(Two Locations)

6325 Frankford Ave, Unit D

215-624-0221

Mayfair, Tacony, Oxford Circle

846 N. Broad St., 1st Floor

215-765-1221

Fairmount, Poplar

Center in the Park

5818 Germantown Ave.

215-848-7722

Northwest Philadelphia

Congreso De Latinos Unidos

216 W. Somerset St.

215-763-8870

North Philadelphia, East of Broad Street

Frankford CDC

4667 Paul St

215-743-6580

Lower Northeast

Germantown Crisis Ministries

35 W. Chelten Ave.

215-843-2340

Northwest Philadelphia

GPASS

4943 N. 5th St.

215-456-1662

North Philadelphia, Olney, Logan, & Nicetown

Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance

(Two Locations)

2029 S 8th St

215-468-1645

South Philadelphia, East of Broad Street

1920 S 20th St  

215-336-3511

South Philadelphia, West of Broad Street

H.A.C.E.

(Multiple Locations)

4907 Frankford Ave.

215-437-7867

Frankford, Kensington, & Northeast Philadelphia

167 W Allegheny Ave

215-426-8025

Fairhill

Hunting Park

3760 N. Dehli St.

215-225-5560

North Philadelphia, Nicetown, Logan, & Olney

 

Mt.Vernon

631 N. 39th St.

215-475-9492

Mantua, East Parkside, Powelton Village

 

New Kensington

2515 Frankford Ave.

215-427-0350

Kensington, Frankford, & Northeast Philadelphia

 

Nicetown CDC

4300 Germantown Ave.

215-329-1824

West Oak Lane, North  Philadelphia, Nicetown,

Olney & Logan

 

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC)

1001 Vine St, 2nd Fl

215-922-6156

Chinatown

Southwest CDC

6328 Paschall Ave.

215-729-0800

Southwest Philadelphia

 

Strawberry Mansion

2829 W. Diamond St.

215-235-7505

North Philadelphia, West of Broad Street

 

We Never Say Never

4427 Lancaster Ave.

215-452-0440

West Philadelphia, Overbrook, & West Park

With 17 Neighborhood Energy Centers (NEC) located throughout the city, we make it convenient for you to get utility assistance, in your own neighborhood. Most NEC offer a wide variety of services that can help you beyond basic utility services. Trained Energy Counselors are well versed on utility programs so they can help you get help back on track with paying your utilities and budgeting. 

 

Workshops

 

Home Conservation Workshops

Instructor led DIY workshop

Do it yourself workshop that teaches the audience the basics on how heat travels throughout the home. Attendees are taught how to weatherize their homes, conserve energy, and save money. Attendees get a free home weatherization kit.

Window Insulation

Upcoming Workshops

Due to Covid-19, Conservation Workshops are now being held via Zoom. Please register through the Eventbrite link below 

March 24th Workshop

March 31st Workshop